Despite pressure from Viacom, Universal and other TV programmers, the U.K.'s Independent Television Commission is proceeding with its controversial plans to allow the unbundling of cable and…
Chesler/Perlmutter Prods., one of the most active independent producers of series and telepics, has signed a deal with the Kushner-Locke Co. and Alliance Communications to produce six 90-minute…
Timothy Hutton and Leslie Stefanson are marching toward roles in Paramount's John Travolta starrer "The General's Daughter."
CBS has ordered nine episodes of the John Larroquette comedy "Payne" from Studios USA.
A deterioration in Polygram's second-quarter performance prompted Seagram Co. to negotiate a $340 million reduction in the $10 billion-plus price it is paying for the music and film conglomerate…
Film industryites are flocking to Karlovy Vary in record numbers this year, when the July 3-11 event will play host to honoree Michael Douglas.
Broadway is becoming a mime field. "Slava's Snowshow," the Russian mime/clown show named for its star, Slava Polunin, is headed for Gotham. The show will do a limited 13-week-to-15-week Broadway run…
Liam Neeson and Emily Watson are in serious talks to star in "Angela's Ashes," the Paramount/Polygram adaptation of Frank McCourt's Pulitzer Prize-winning memoirs, sources said.
Lew Chudd, founder and president of Imperial Records, the indie record label that launched the career of Fats Domino, died Tuesday of heart failure in Los Angeles. He was 86. A native of Toronto…
John Malkovich has left International Creative Management to join the William Morris Agency for worldwide representation.