Though no decisions have been made yet by Seagram president Edgar Bronfman Jr. and Universal Studios prexy and CEO Ron Meyer, the status of U Pictures chairman and CEO Casey Silver is tenuous.
Local political tension has certainly made the last two months uneasy for Russia's Channel 1 broadcaster ORT (Russian Public Television), which has faced government attempts to reverse privatization…
Two more powerful Thursday specials have given Fox a key boost in its David-vs.-Goliath attempt to topple NBC in the battle for November sweeps supremacy with adults 18-49.
John Malone's pay TV network Starz will add two new multiplex channels in May 1999: Starz Cinema and Starz Family.
Producer Robert Lantos has finalized a five-year film deal with Canadian powerhouse Alliance Atlantis that provides him with more than $10 million in overhead and development monies and a $100…
"Your Big Break," a syndie series described as karaoke meets "Star Search," is coming next year from Buena Vista TV.
Gus Van Sant has reportedly shot Alfred Hitchcock's "Psycho" shot-by-shot and now the marketing campaign is taking a cue from the late master.
A WAVE OF FIRINGS always seems to hit Hollywood as the holidays draw near, reminding us of the industry’s unique spin on the Christmas spirit. Not surprisingly, Frank Biondi was this wave’s…
Turning industry expectations upside down, Paramount and Nickelodeon's "The Rugrats Movie" toddled into first place with a studio-estimated $28 million, significantly ahead of Buena Vista's action…
Holland's largest technical broadcast and post-production facility NOB (Dutch Broadcast Production Co.) is in talks with BBC Resources in the U.K. on forming an alliance.