Morgan Creek Prods. and Elie Samaha and Ashok Amritraj's Franchise Entertainment have hammered out a co-production and co-financing distribution pact, as expected, which will involve at least 15 pics…
One month into its syndie life cycle, "Friends" is pacing the syndie pack in adult demographic ratings, according to Nielsen's latest national syndication ratings report.
European pubcasters ended their annual conference here Wednesday as they had begun it: appealing to legislators to appreciate public broadcasting and answering uncomfortable questions about how they…
The voracious Buena Vista Intl. has nabbed international rights to yet another high-profile indie picture, Lakeshore Entertainment's "Runaway Bride."
Nick Moran, currently thrilling U.K. audiences in the tyro gangster pic "Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels," will next star in the crime drama "New Blood," alongside John Hurt.
Titus Welliver (“Brooklyn South”), Eamonn Walker (“Oz”) and Gregory Hines (“Waiting to Exhale”) have joined the cast of Laurence Fishburne’s directorial debut, “Once in the Life,” which is currently…
CBS Corp. Chairman and CEO Michael Jordan is leaving the company at the end of the year, allowing Mel Karmazin to complete his rocket-fast rise to power at the Eye a few years earlier than expected.
Stuart Baxter has been tapped director of business development, Europe, at Warner Bros. Intl. Television Distribution.
HBO has signed a deal for exclusive rights to the 90 rerun half-hours of Columbia TriStar TV's "The Larry Sanders Show" for a three-year license term beginning in September 1999.
The Showtime Networks have engineered an output deal with independent theatrical distributor Stratosphere Entertainment that covers about 30 pictures that Stratosphere is releasing from July 1, 1998…
Thanks largely to foreign exhibitors, Argentina should have 1,000 screens by the end of next year, industryites now project.