HBO is on a roll with its "World Championship Boxing" specials, racking up a humongous 12.8 Nielsen rating and 24 share in HBO households for the Saturday, Oct. 31 featherweight championship bout…
Allison Brecker, who recently oversaw the production of "One True Thing" for Universal Pictures, has been upped to executive vice-president of production for the studio.
Japan's costly romance with analog high-definition television will come to an end by March 2003 as the country joins the U.S. and Europe in promoting digital HDTV, a Japanese financial daily reported.
FROM MIFED"The Fifth Element" director Luc Besson has teamed with fellow French helmers Mathieu Kassovitz ("Hate") and Jan Kounen ("Dobermann") to form the new L.A.-based production company 1B2K.
Hearst-Argyle Television weighed in Wednesday with a 15% decline in third-quarter earnings after reporting a 5% revenues gain last week.
In a move signaling financial retrenchment, the financially troubled Livent has backed out of plans to restore and refurbish the 500-seat Times Square Theater on 42nd Street. The legit company and…
ABC has yanked its Thursday drama "Vengeance Unlimited" off the air for the rest of the sweeps and is benching Saturday drama "Fantasy Island" for the last two weeks of November.
The 49th Berlin International Film Festival (Feb. 10-21) is dedicating its annual retrospective to the films of Hollywood director and producer Otto Preminger, the festival announced Wednesday.
Paramount-based Mandalay Pictures has acquired Ann Lewis Hamilton’s spec script “Near in Blood” for a six-figure against high-six-figure sum. “Clay Pigeons” helmer David Dobkin is attached to direct…
One-time profits from library deals enabled Spelling Entertainment to narrow its third-quarter loss to $4.4 million from $18 million a year ago, before a $25 million charge for liquidation of the…