The much-feared arrival of Y2K provoked more moderation rather than madness and a collective worldwide sigh of relief as chaos failed to manifest itself anywhere on the planet.
John Malone's Discovery Health Channel has wrapped up clearance deals with five of the biggest cable operators in the U.S. and the largest satellite distributor, DirecTV, ensuring that the network…
Roberto Benigni's "Life Is Beautiful," this year's Oscar winner for best foreign language film, has earned worldwide box office of about $45 million, beating Bernardo Bertolucci's "Last Tango in…
Narrowly beating Steven Spielberg, Alfred Hitchcock has been voted the 20th century's greatest filmmaker in a French opinion poll.
Et tu, MSNBC viewers? The all-news cabler has been named one of the "Worst Ideas of the Millennium," alongside communism, war and the Holocaust -- by the Web site's own users.
The Next Big Thing is gearing up in Japan. After unleashing "Pokemon" on American children, Japanese videogame developers are busily readying an onslaught of new products for international…
Fresh from their mutually beneficial double-date with "The Talented Mr. Ripley," Paramount Pictures and Miramax Films will pact again on a remake of the adventure classic "The Four Feathers."
The networks' early morning news/talkers keep bucking viewer erosion trends, having expanded the overall network audience in that daypart during the fourth quarter of 1999.
Playboy Enterprises has tapped Gail Day, former associate publisher for Sports Illustrated for Kids, to serve as publisher and senior veep of Playboy magazine.
Keanu Reeves has committed to the supporting role of a vicious, wife-beating murder suspect in "The Gift," the Sam Raimi-directed drama from Lakeshore Entertainment that's slated for release by…
Francis Ford Coppola has tapped production vet Linda Reisman production head at American Zoetrope.