British Sky Broadcasting has set Oct. 1 as the full launch date for its digital platform, making the satcaster first out of the gate in the U.K.'s nascent digital TV market.
Warner Bros. TV has inked a two-year overall deal with "The Drew Carey Show" co-executive producers Diane Burroughs and Joey Gutierrez worth between $3 million and $4 million.
A.H. Belo Corp. reported slightly higher second-quarter earnings compared to a year ago, with revenue growth of its broadcast and publishing arms consistent with expectations.
The guessing game as to who would bid for Polygram Filmed Entertainment -- and how much they would offer -- continued until the last minute Thursday, as the deadline came and went for formal tenders…
The Arts Council of England has awarded just under $10 million in lottery coin to co-finance eight new British movie projects, including four from the Film Consortium, one of ACE's three lottery…
Jeff Bridges will join Albert Brooks, Sharon Stone and Andie MacDowell in the October Films comedy "The Muse," which Brooks co-wrote and will direct.
Miramax Films has upped Irwin Reiter to executive vice president for accounting and financial reporting.
Betty Thomas, whose latest pic is the hit "Dr. Dolittle," is negotiating to direct Matthew McConaughey in "Pure Evel," the Universal biopic of daredevil motorcyclist Evel Knievel.
The country's newly appointed censorship board is already making good on its promise to make the Filipino movie industry more liberal but still responsible.
Buena Vista's "The Parent Trap" got a jump on the crowded weekend ahead, snaring a family-sized $2.5 million on its Wednesday opening. The PG-rated remake, which stars Dennis Quaid and Natasha…