Three plays appear to be rapidly firming up for June bows at the prestigious Williamstown Theater Festival.
Two of Britain's latest Oscar winners, Judi Dench and Tom Stoppard, have joined a group of over 100 leading British arts figures to attack the U.K. government for promoting film, television and pop…
Nashville-based Gaylord Entertainment has agreed to bankroll Indigo Prods., a new venture from British film and TV producers Scott Meek and Nigel Stafford-Clark.
The Sci-Fi Channel's decision to keep the action-adventure hour "Sliders" in production after the Fox Network canceled it in 1997 has paid off: While continuing in firstrun, the show will go into…
ESPN exec VP of production Howard Katz is ankling the cabler to become president of ABC Sports -- an unexpected appointment designed, at least in part, to shore up sagging morale at the key Alphabet…
UNITED KINGDOM Channel 4’s new premium movie service FilmFour has clocked 65,000 subscribers in its first four months, putting it on course to beat its target of 150,000 subs by the end of the year…
In what would amount to the comic equivalent of a royal flush, 20th Century Fox is close to a deal to reunite "Dumb and Dumber" star Jim Carrey with directors Peter and Bobby Farrelly on the…
Startup production-distribution company Independent Artists has acquired the romantic comedy "Love Stinks," which will open nationally this summer.
Sony Corp. on Thursday unveiled a music distribution system and equipment that, starting in May, will allow subscribers of Sky PerfecTV's direct- to-home platform to buy digital music from a…
Congress has taken another major step toward approving legislation that would allow satcasters to offer a package of programming that would include local television stations.
Eric Fleming has been signed to direct United Artists' tentatively titled "Wide Awake." The pic is based on the spec script whose title had been "Goat Cheese."