Four months after its launch, HAL Films, the U.K. production venture backed by Miramax, has unveiled its first development slate of nine projects, involving leading British writers such as Fredric…
Director Dennis Dugan, whose credits include "Happy Gilmore" and "Beverly Hills Ninja," has signed a seven-figure deal to helm "Clockstoppers" for Paramount Pictures and producer Gale Anne Hurd.
The post-Barry Diller-buyout reorganization of Universal TV continues with the appointment of Dan Filie as the studio's exec in charge of worldwide drama production. U also announced on Monday plans…
When CBS put out a press release on May 14 touting ratings highlights for all of its news programs -- with the exception of "Public Eye with Bryant Gumbel" -- the writing was on the wall.
The American Film Institute will honor director Robert Ellis Miller during its third annual Classic American Film series, to be held today at the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts & Sciences.
One year after the Babelsberg-based Cinerenta film fund was reactivated, newly appointed managing director Rainer Bienger says he will raise $80 million for film production investment this year and…
Season finales for Fox's "The X-Files" and CBS' "Touched by an Angel" led those networks to Sunday victories in adults 18-49 and households respectively, while ABC's "Creature, Part 1" foundered and…
Aspiring seventh network Pax Net will launch Aug. 31 with seven original series, including an all-original Saturday-night lineup, to complement its off-network acquisitions highlighted by "Touched by…
Look for NBC affiliates to kick up a fuss about DirecTV's pay-per-view offering of the Peacock web soap "Days of Our Lives" when the web begins its three-day spring affiliates confab today at the…
In a move that places much of the catalog from the Atlantic, Elektra and Warner Bros. Records labels under one roof, Warner Music Group has acquired the outstanding 50% of Rhino Records, according to…