Could San Francisco lawyer Sheldon Siegel be another Scott Turow or John Grisham? Bantam certainly hopes so, having offered a whopping $850,000 Wednesday for Siegel's first novel, the legal thriller…
Nickelodeon president Herb Scannell has joined the Television Council at USC's School of Cinema-Television.
FROM THE WESTERN CABLE SHOWCable TV's heavyweights opened the Western Cable Show Wednesday with a broadside salvo against federal regulators, warning that government interference poses the biggest…
German commercial web ProSieben said Wednesday that it has acquired the rights to more than 20 films from Berlin-based production company Senator Film AG.
The Museum of Television & Radio has extended until Dec. 20 its screenings of the rare Bob Dylan documentary "Eat the Document" at both its New York and Beverly Hills outposts.
Twenty-one years after Richard Dreyfuss and Marsha Mason co-starred in the Neil Simon-penned pic "The Goodbye Girl," they've inked deals to topline a West End stage production of the same author's…
FROM THE WESTERN CABLE SHOWMicrosoft Corp. Wednesday moved ahead in the emerging high-tech battle for control over television digital set-top boxes by announcing a deal with one of the major set-top…
Fans celebrating Real Madrid's victory over Brazil's Vasco de Gama in the Intercontinental Cup Dec. 1 now have something more to cheer about: The new world champion soccer club will now get its own…
Fox's revamped Tuesday lineup already needs changing, with smelly first-try numbers from the struggling rookie sitcom "Holding the Baby."
John Travolta goes face to face with this year's Nortel Palm Springs Intl. Film Festival.