MTV Europe is pushing further into the Russian market, this time with the launch of VH1 on satellite TV.
Kyra Sedgwick has inked an exclusive development deal with Touchstone Television to produce and star in her first small screen skein.
Basic cable scored record primetime ratings levels in January, but the broadcast networks -- whose total ratings remained flat with last year -- were, for a change, not victims of cable's continued…
Susan Frank has been appointed general manager and executive VP of the Los Angeles-based Odyssey Channel. The announcement was made by Odyssey president and CEO Margaret Loesch, who, like Frank…
The accolades keep mounting for the award season's most-mentioned pictures, as "Shakespeare in Love," "Saving Private Ryan" and "The Truman Show" racked up nominations Wednesday from the Writers…
William Forsythe has joined the cast of Columbia Pictures’ “Blue Streak” with Martin Lawrence, Luke Wilson and Dave Chappell. He’ll play Hard Castle, a wisecracking street-smart Chicago detective…
No matter what one thinks of the 1999 Sundance dramatic competition, certain thematic and stylistic trends emerge, trends that go beyond Sundance to characterize indie filmmaking at the present time.
Writer-producer John Markus ("Lateline," "The Cosby Show") has inked an overall development deal with Paramount Network TV.
In a deal that will give him and the producers ownership of the film's copyright, writer-director James Merendino ("SLC Punk") has pacted to helm the indie comedy "Magicians."
Tribune Media Services said Wednesday it has acquired Premier DataVision Inc. (PDI), a leading distributor of movie showtime data and advertisements in the U.S., and has joined with the company to…
The show may go on at Livent's "Fosse" and "Ragtime," but at former Livent ad house Wilner Advertising, it's belt-tightening time: Despite claiming to have spent more than $650,000 on Livent ads…