Independent television companies in New York might not be supplying big-budget entertainment properties for the big networks, but the increasing demand for nonfiction and children's programming both…
Radio and TV companies, the high-fliers among media stocks for most of the past couple of years, are suddenly the lepers of Wall Street, at least within the showbiz sector.
"Who Would You Rather Sleep With?," the tale of a young woman whose pregnancy in Berkeley in 1967 threatens to upend her life, received top honors at the Austin Film fest's screenplay competition…
While New York has long enjoyed a reputation as a live music mecca, the city's club scene has been sparsely served for a good portion of the '90s. A decade before, Gotham was peppered with mid-sized…
The Mark Taper Forum has shifted the schedule for the season opener, "Putting It Together," starring Carol Burnett, John Barrowman, Susan Egan, John McCook and Bronson Pinchot.
Trimark Pictures, which has seen an exodus of top-level execs in recent weeks, announced Tuesday that it would lay off 15% of its remaining staff, effectively immediately.
Soon after Nielsen Media Research's fledgling rival, SRI, snared letters of intent from a handful of networks, Nielsen has announced it has renewed five-year contracts with eight cable companies -…
Rupert Murdoch, already smiling over the big increases chalked up by Major League Baseball on the Fox broadcast network, must be beside himself with glee over the just-released Nielsen numbers…
New York City's larger studio facilities continue to benefit from the growth of film and television production activity in the region, and at least two developers believe there will be enough…
Filmmaker Tim Burton has inked a deal with Columbia TriStar TV Distribution to exec produce "Lost in Oz," a big-budget syndie drama series derived from the works of "Wizard of Oz" author L. Frank…
Some of the most prominent specialty film production houses in Hollywood and Gotham have agreed to donate movies to the Sundance Collection at UCLA's Film & Television Archive.