The deal DirecTV and its sister satellite distributor USSB signed last March with Bell Atlantic has finally borne fruit, giving potential subscribers on the East Coast access to their 200 channels of…
Paxson Communications has entered an agreement to sell its Cedar Rapids, Iowa, station to a minority-owned broadcast company, with the hope that the deal will eventually result in a new formula for…
GERMANY In addition to taking over the post of managing director at Germany’s top-rated commercial web, RTL, Gerhard Zeiler will serve as the network’s programming director during his first year as…
Nickelodeon will run the fifth version of its annual $28 million Big Help-a-thon charity event aimed at kids on Oct. 17.
Kevin Spacey is in negotiations to star in "American Beauty," the DreamWorks black comedy scripted by Alan Ball that marks the film-directing debut of Sam Mendes.
While his "Black Cat White Cat" has received acclaim at the Venice Film Festival and was acquired by October Films, Yugoslavian director Emir Kusturica is stepping up preparations for his…
London's legendary Old Vic theater has been confirmed as the venue for this year's European Film Awards, to take place Dec. 4.
Satcaster Sky Latin America has dished out $20 million to nab exclusive pay TV rights for Colombian league soccer through year-end 2000.
Using the Venice Film Festival as a springboard, "Saving Private Ryan" launched its foreign campaign last weekend with dazzling debuts in the U.K., Brazil, Mexico and four other territories.
"Out of Sight" director Steven Soderbergh has assembled a 1960s-iconic cast for his next pic, Artisan Entertainment's "The Limey," comprising vets Peter Fonda, Terence Stamp, Lesley Ann Warren and…
The eighth annual UCLA Extension Short Fiction Films Premiere Screening will unspool at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences on Wednesday.