The profitability of the televised European soccer Champions League games is in serious question after Bertelsmann announced it would not pay the $138 million that the European soccer association…
At a time when smaller, more specialized boutiques are breaking away from established full-service production facilities, f/x shop and production house Manex Entertainment has decided to expand…
"Home Fries" director Dean Parisot is in negotiations to helm DreamWorks' sci-fi comedy "Galaxy Quest," which Tim Allen is expected to topline.
Steven Bochco, creator of "Hill Street Blues," "L.A. Law," "Murder One" and "NYPD Blue," will be presented with the Directors Guild of America's Diversity Award at the union's March 6 awards show.
Mariel Hemingway has signed for the lead in TBS Superstation's original movie "First Daughter." Doug Savant ("Melrose Place") and Monica Keena ("Dawson's Creek") will co-star in the political…
The Rank Group has posted disappointing results for the year ending Dec. 31, with pre-tax profit before exceptionals at £255 million ($415.7 million), down 15.8% on 1997.
Less than a week after director Trevor Nunn's production of the classic Rodgers & Hammerstein musical won four Laurence Olivier Awards in London, the Council of the Actors' Equity union in New York…
Internet investor CMGI Inc. said Wednesday it is teaming with former NBC prexy Neil Braun, to create an Internet broadcast venture that will compete with Broadcast.com and RealNetworks.
Plans to partially privatize Italy's pubcaster RAI are almost ready, RAI president Roberto Zaccaria told a Rome daily.
Cable network programming chiefs told an audience at the HRTS luncheon Wednesday that it won't be long before cable is no longer considered the ugly stepchild to the broadcast networks.
Mammoth Records has appointed Wendy Weisberg national director of publicity. Weisberg, who will be based out of Mammoth's West Coast offices, will report to VP of publicity Keith Hagan. She will be…