Bill Bennett may not have set Hollywood on fire with his Sandra Bullock starrer "Two If by Sea," but he lit up the Australian Film Institute Awards, Oz's highest kudos for film and TV.
Fox Kids Network has named Susan Kiel associate VP, station promotions. Primarily working with the Fox O&Os to boost ratings, revenues and promo ops at local levels, Kiel comes to the post from an…
CBS TeleNoticias launched its pan-regional, interactive news chatshow in Spanish Sunday night. The program "Polos Opuestos" ("Polar Opposites") will air Sunday nights and feature debates among…
Columbia Pictures has picked up Matthew Chapman's pitch "The Naked Man" for $1 million against $1.8 million as a project for Betty Thomas to direct, sources said Wednesday.
As expected, Nickelodeon on Thursday formally announced a half-hour expansion of its successful primetime kids block that will find new series running nightly at 8:30 p.m. beginning in fall 1998…
Chase Securities and Bear Stearns have begun selling a $325 million film financing bond issue for DreamWorks Plc, sources said, to finance the company's expected production slate of 16-18 pics over…
Locomotion, which features 24-hour programming of animated shows, series and short films, has made its Latin American cable debut. The channel sports a new look with promo spots and station IDs and…
Stephen J. Sass has been named senior vice president of business affairs for NBC Studios.
Stage technicians at the La Jolla Playhouse have voted unanimously for representation by the Intl. Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees, it was announced Thursday.
Climbing into the cinematic ring from which Robert De Niro and Sylvester Stallone emerged victorious, "Swingers" star Jon Favreau is in final talks to play pugilist Rocky Marciano in MGM's biopic…
ABC on Wednesday took the unusual step of picking up its Saturday David E. Kelley legal drama "The Practice" through the 1998-1999 season. Sources said the web also has locked in the sophomore TGIF…