America's Health Network, the struggling medical advice channel, has "furloughed" 161 of its 200 employees after the Columbia/HCA Healthcare Corp. pulled back from its planned $25 million investment…
Setting up his fourth feature project in less than a year, 24-year-old scribe Shane Salerno has struck a deal with Great Oaks Entertainment partners John Hughes and Ricardo Mestres to produce the…
Only weeks after Hungary's regulatory authority (ORTT) gave the greenlight for the birth of a commercial TV industry in this market, legal squabbling is bringing static to the Magyar remote control…
Two architects of airborne summer hits are taxiing their next project into the hangar at MGM. The film, "Disturbing Behavior," was written by "Con Air" scribe Scott Rosenberg and will be produced by…
Philips Electronics N.V. has joined Sony Corp. and Sharp Corp. in jointly developing technology for the next generation of large-screen flat-panel displays using Plasma-Addressed Liquid Crystal…
Minna Taylor has been upped to senior vice president of legal affairs at Fox Broadcasting Co., reporting to Eric Yeldell, exec VP of legal affairs.
The motherboard of directors in charge of Siggraph '97 decided that the sharing of knowledge among the computer elite that the convention represents should also be available to educators and the next…
A federal court judge has ruled that Michael Jackson is not liable for losses incurred by the producers of the failed 1994 "Jackson Family Honors" TV spec.
Paramount and Universal finally have broken ground in Eastern Europe's undeveloped and under-screened exhibition industry, and analysts expect this U.S. joint venture to hit pay dirt.
Dabney Coleman has joined the cast of Bigel/Mailer's "Casanova Falling," which wraps shooting in New York next week.
Sunday's two-hour premiere episode of the MGM Worldwide TV Group series "Stargate SG-1" generated for Showtime's highest-ever ratings for a series premiere and ranks as the highest-rated original…