TV and newspaper group United News & Media has posted modestly improved results for the half year ending June 30, with pre-tax profits up 2.2% to £177.9 million ($295.3 million) on sales of $1.9…
UPN has ordered six episodes of a new drama series from Tom Fontana and Barry Levinson, executive producers of NBC's critically acclaimed cop show "Homicide" and HBO's graphic prison series "Oz."
MaryAnne Kasica-Scheff, who wrote for episodic television shows including “Magnum, P.I.” and “Murder She Wrote,” died Saturday in Los Angeles of a brain tumor. She was 58. Kasica-Scheff began her…
EMI Music Publishing has inked a multimillion pact with Latin crooner Enrique Iglesias.
Indie horrormeister Sean S. Cunningham has optioned Tim Schlattmann's screenplay "Generation-Ex," which he plans to produce and direct for his Cunningham Prods.
Facing an invasion by U.S. and Oz multiplexes, Argentina's oldest and largest domestic cinema chain, Coll-Saragusti-SAC, is selling out.
Fox's broadcast of Mark McGwire's record-breaking 62nd home run Tuesday night delivered the best regular season numbers for a baseball game on network television in more than 16 years.
Statistical Research Inc., which hopes to provide competition for Nielsen Media Research with its SMART system, said Wednesday that four additional companies have signed letters of intent for the…
Liza Weil, the teen star of indie pic "Whatever," has inked to star opposite Kevin Bacon in "Stir of Echoes" for Artisan Entertainment.
Livent is suing the producers of the North American touring company of "Annie" over allegedly being stiffed on advertising costs for the show. The suit, filed today in the Ontario Court's General…
New Star Media Inc. has completed a private placement of $5.5 million of its common shares at $1.438 each to Terrence Elkes, Kenneth Gorman and Ronald Lightstone.