Guy Pearce --- the Aussie actor currently co-starring with Kevin Spacey and country-mate Russell Crowe in "L.A. Confidential" --- is in advanced talks to co-star with Robert Carlyle ("The Full…
tate broadcaster China Central Television (CCTV) has won CNN's first Dennis Anthony Memorial Award for its extensive coverage of the return of Hong Kong to Chinese rule.
The bell will ring today in the first round of a battle royale among broadcasters, bureaucrats and public-interest advocates over what, if any, new obligations TV stations should be saddled with in…
Sydney-based Dream Creations Intl. and principals Daizy Gedeon and Leo Mir plan to produce the four-hour miniseries "Lebanon: A Search for Identity," based on their film short "Lebanon ... Imprisoned…
France's tough TV laws will come under increasing pressure in the coming weeks. The French TV regulatory body the CSA is about to allow Ted Turner's Cartoon Network to be carried on cable here, after…
CBS is turning its Bill Cosby-hosted "Kids Say the Darndest Things" specials into a midseason series, which could air as part of the Eye web's Friday family lineup.
Catching a movie probably won't be high on the agenda when Chinese President Jiang Zemin arrives Sunday in Washington to meet with President Clinton.
Setting its sights on a possible summer event pic, Warner Bros. has optioned "The Mercury Effect," a sci-fi action spec by newcomer Alexander Torres for producer Jerry Weintraub.
Universal Television Enterprises has inked multi-year programming, production and equity agreements with StoryFirst Communications, an up-and-coming broadcast operation in Russia that reaches some 62…
New Line's "Boogie Nights" set the exclusives roster on fire, knocking Fox Searchlight's "The Ice Storm" from the top spot.
Alliance Communications Corp. of Toronto and two of its top execs are set to raise C$61.2 million ($44.3 million) in a new public share issue available in Canada only, with the sale of 2.8 million…