French Premier Lionel Jospin pulled off a surprise move on Wednesday by naming Catherine Trautmann culture and communications minister, in the process overlooking the strongly tipped former…
Walt Disney Co.'s imprint is being felt no more strongly than on Saturday morning, where Disney is supplying six of ABC's eight programs.
In an unprecedented theatrical-movie deal with Warner Bros., CBS and Time Warner's cable networks, TBS and TNT, have agreed to share 15 titles within a first broadcast window of four years.
Veteran action director Menahem Golan will helm his first U.S. pic in four years with "Armstrong," a low-budget thriller for Nu Image starring David Bradley and Sean Young, sources said Wednesday.
In what could become the final chapter of the case that spawned the TV series and the movie "The Fugitive," Jaffe/Braunstein Films has acquired the rights to "Mockery of Justice: The True Story of…
Talent management and consulting company Sussex Ltd. has joined forces with the Ruffin Cos., a multifaceted real estate concern, to form Sussex-Rufco, a film and TV production company.
Ed Asner, winding up a tour of "Don Juan in Hell" with Cherry Jones, Harris Yulin and Rene Auberjonois, is one of the all-time top Emmy winners, with seven statuettes to his credit.
Ken Gross, a principal in Paradigm since its inception four years ago, will depart the agency to become a manager/producer, while Paradigm adds well-known TV lit and talent agent Debbee Klein as a…
The acute shortage of skilled digital artists at a time of enormous entertainment industry demand has spurred a $225,000 grant to Sony Pictures Imageworks by the California State Employment Training…
Nomination ballots for the 49th annual Primetime Emmy Awards will be mailed to 8,500 active members of the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences next week, with a deadline of June 27 for the return…
CBS Eye On People, the news/entertainment cablenet launched March 30, is struggling in its efforts to land distribution. It has not moved over the 2 million subscribers it claimed at sign-on, and…