The Arena Football League, which is beginning its 14th year, has scored its best TV deal yet, signing a contract with TNN that will give the league its first regular weekly primetime exposure.
A record 47 countries -- including Bhutan and Nepal -- have submitted pics to compete for the 1999 best foreign language film Oscar.
Tribune Co. announced Monday it will purchase UPN affil WTXX-TV Hartford, Conn. -- the third duopoly for the company.
High-profile British industryites rallied at the U.K. consul general's residence in Hancock Park to launch "Britain -- The Big Picture," a promotional DVD guide to film and TV production in Blighty.
Most of Broadway's newcomers improved, but nearly everybody else tumbled. With a tally of 30 productions, total receipts were down $363,816 from previous session. The week finished at $11,617,684.
Producer Edgar Dobie and the Nederlander Organization will produce the tentatively titled musical "The Adventures of Tom Sawyer," writer Ken Ludwig ("Moon Over Buffalo") has confirmed.
Charles Bernstein has been named winner of an ASCAP-Deems Taylor Award for outstanding print and media coverage of music.
Tim Bui, brother of helmer Tony Bui ("Three Seasons"), is in advanced talks with Franchise Pictures to direct an untitled project.
U.S. companies are starting to compete with Germany's upstart pack of listed media companies by buying into local shingles.
Musicvideo helmer McG will make his feature directorial debut when "Charlie's Angels" goes before the cameras Dec. 6 in Los Angeles.
Comic team Mike Nichols and Elaine May will unite at the U.S. Comedy Arts Festival, where they will accept a career tribute from actor-comedian Steve Martin.
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions
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