Does "Law & Order" speak the universal language? Universal TV and series creator Dick Wolf think it can. Wolf and the studio are looking into the idea of producing foreign versions of the acclaimed…
Universal TV Group has extended its overall production and development deal with longtime writing-producing partners Sam Raimi and Rob Tapert in a multiyear agreement announced Tuesday by U TV Group…
Ralph E. Farmer, a former prop man at Universal Pictures during the 1920s and early 1930s, died Friday of natural causes in Santa Maria. He was 90.
Buena Vista Television has signed Gordon Elliott to host a syndie revival of "Let's Make a Deal." The hourlong strip is targeted for a fall 1999 debut, but it may be rolled out sooner if TV stations…
Encore Media Group (EMG) has inked a deal with Polygram Television for the pay-cable rights to 21 feature titles, a pair of documentaries and the 1960s British TV series version of "The Saint" that…
To maximize the integration of music and video product released through Universal Music & Video Distribution, the distribber has established a new executive office and has named vid industry vet…
EXCLUSIVETouchstone Pictures has inked "The First Wives Club" scribe Robert Harling to write and direct a remake of "The Ladykillers," the 1955 English black comedy which starred Alec Guinness.
Paxson Communications is bolstering its primetime lineup by acquiring off-net rights to "Diagnosis Murder" from Paramount Domestic Television. The station group also picked up the "Father Dowling…
Roseanne is ready, willing and more than able to join pals Rosie, Oprah and Jerry on the daytime talk-show battlefield next season.
Actor Wesley Snipes has left Endeavor and has signed with the William Morris Agency. At the Morris office, Snipes will be repped by agency president Arnold Rifkin. Snipes was one of Endeavor's…
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