"Approaching the Millennium," the 23rd annual UCLA Entertainment Symposium, will focus upon trends that could affect Hollywood in the year 2000 and beyond. The event will be held Jan. 29-30.
In an attempt to gain access to new comedy writing talent, UPN has reached an agreement with UTA to have the agency serve as an unofficial extension of the netlet's development team.
A new form of advertising launches today with the Internet intro of the "e-mercial." It's defined by its creators as "TV-style interstitial programming with Web interactivity, rich media and one to…
One Academy Award-winning documentary and two that received nominations will be featured as part of the 17th Annual Contemporary Documentary Series, presented by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts…
Meg Ryan's Prufrock Pictures and actress/writer Heather Thomas ("The Fall Guy") have sold UPN a pilot presentation for an animated comedy about quintuplets in junior high.
Seagram Co., now the parent of Polygram Filmed Entertainment, will this week repay a $260 million off-balance sheet film financing owed to Sumitomo Bank and ING Baring, in the latest sign PFE's…
With a name change to CTV Inc., the consolidation of Baton Broadcasting Inc. and CTV Television Network is now complete, president and CEO Ivan Fecan announced at the company's annual general meeting…
In response to NBC's charges that flaws in Nielsen methodology have caused a decline in 18-34 viewership, a new Nielsen Media Research report maintained that NBC and TV in general have for years…
Work in 154 feature films and 183 primetime TV and cable programs, representing 1,399 performances, are eligible for consideration in the Screen Actors Guild Awards.
German media giant Bertelsmann has again dismissed rumors that it is interested in buying EMI, but it has admitted it may consider merging its music division, BMG, with the British music major.