Actor Peter Berg, whose directorial debut, "Very Bad Things," briefly stirred the otherwise sedate L.A. acquisitions community into a lather of excitement, has signed to helm his next picture for…
A controversial decision banning a subsidiary of Alliance Communications from distributing feature films in Quebec has been reversed, the company announced earlier this week.
Barry Diller and his new programming chief at USA Network, Stephen Chao, are preaching the sermon of breaking the cable mold with eye-opening original programming. But they've just ponied up more…
Back Stage West, the Los Angeles version of the performers trade weekly, has acquired its competitor, Drama-Logue.
Willem Dafoe, in Cannes to help pitch "Lulu on the Bridge," says he's setting up "Continental Drift" to produce and topline, with Agnieszka Holland attached to helm.
Jack R. Howard, former president and general manager of E.W. Scripps Co., died March 22 at his New York home. He was 87.
Billionaire investor and Univision chairman Jerry Perenchio emerged Thursday as the leader of the third group vying to purchase Polygram.
The Australian film and TV production industry had braced itself for bad news in the federal government's budget presented to parliament Tuesday night -- and it was duly delivered.
Interviews of the "Seinfeld" cast have boosted "Dateline NBC" to its highest Tuesday rating in three months, putting NBC narrowly first in May 12 primetime Nielsen results, while Fox's reality…
The $2 billion syndication upfront advertising sales market began to snowball Wednesday, with distribs reporting healthy, if unspectacular, rate increases over last year.