ABC executives have decided to implement terms of their new contract with the National Assn. of Broadcast Employees & Technicians, even in bargaining units that have not ratified the pact.
Move over "Saturday Night Live" and "Mad TV." Disney is getting into the sketch comedy game, as Touchstone Television has drafted producers Roberts Simonds and Joel Gallen to hatch an hourlong sketch…
The fantasy-laden "What Dreams May Come" carried away the top motion-picture award from the Society of Motion Picture & Television Art Directors on Saturday.
Fans of the "Teletubbies" can rest easy, the BBC has commissioned an additional 105 episodes of the kids phenom, enough to bring the total to 365 episodes, one for every day of the year.
A staid and uneventful American Film Market received an injection of drama Monday afternoon when a Loews Hotel security guard performed a citizen's arrest on Seven Arts Pictures prexy Peter Hoffman.
ESPN has beefed up the portfolio of president George Bodenheimer following the elevation late last week of Steve Bornstein, chairman of ESPN, to the presidency of ABC Inc.
Miramax's genre arm Dimension Films has inked a long-term, first-look film and TV production deal with Benny Medina and Jeff Pollack's Handprint Entertainment, whose clients include Sean "Puffy"…
MGM/UA's "Just the Ticket" snagged the winning number during its first try at the exclusives jackpot.
Glenn E. Herman has been named director of online communications and Webmaster at Gotham-based BMI. Herman will oversee the content on BMI’s award-winning Web site, bmi.com. He will also act as chief…
CBS is jumping on the WWII bandwagon with a four-hour miniseries, "Morning Into Midnight," from Columbia TriStar TV and Spring Creek Prods.
The Riviera, the new $30 million hub of the Cannes film festival's newly named Cannes Market (Marche du Film), has inked commitments from 60 indie distributors -- one-third of those attending -- to…