Barry Diller's deal to buy film assets from Seagram Co. inched closer Wednesday when the October Films board of directors finally approved sale of their company to the USA Networks mogul.
The long-awaited second phase of Jeffrey Katzenberg's breach of contract lawsuit against Disney has been postponed until April 15. The case will decide how much money Katzenberg is entitled to.
Sigourney Weaver is near a deal to star with Tim Allen in "Galaxy Quest," a sci-fi comedy for DreamWorks to be directed by Dean Parisot and produced by Mark Johnson.
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Hawaii's governor Ben Cayetano personally beseeched members of the Intl. Alliance of Theatrical State Employees to accept wage cuts to get TV show "Baywatch" to move here rather than Australia.
UPN has pulled the plug on its Friday drama "Legacy," according to sources, while Fox is preempting its "World's Wildest Police Videos" series for the May sweeps.
The new Craig Kilborn-hosted version of "The Late Late Show" got off to a solid start in the ratings Tuesday, attracting a slew of new young male viewers to the Eye web's latenight lineup even as…
Silvio Berlusconi's Mediaset communications group has announced robust financial results for 1998. Consolidated net profit for the year rose to $324 million, a 19.6% increase for Italy's leading…
Daniel Sladek and his producing partner Chris Taaffe have made a deal with the Jewish National Fund to produce a feature film based on the life of Zionist movement founder Theodor Herzl.
"Waterworld" director Kevin Reynolds and "Pulp Fiction" producer Lawrence Bender are headed south of the border for a new action comedy, "The Mexican."
Attorney Jeff Frankel, who reps such clients as Eric Roberts and Robert Patrick, has joined the law firm of Colden & McKuin.
Fox O&O KTTV and Univision flagship KMEX paced the local primetime race in the key adults 18-49 demo during the February sweep, according to Nielsen's just-released demographic ratings breakdown.