Cable operators will not start jacking up the monthly bills of their subscribers when all of the rules keeping rates in check disappear in three days, according to industry observers.
Basking in the afterglow of its seven Academy Awards, "Shakespeare in Love" enjoyed significant upswings in Europe last week as its offshore cume soared to $74.7 million. Distrib United Intl…
Miramax's Academy Award best picture winner "Shakespeare in Love" enjoyed a significant box office boost over the first post-Oscar weekend, with a projected three-day gross of $4.4 million, up 48%…
The Carsey-Werner Co. has inked a two-year, multimillion-dollar deal with Joshua Sternin and Jeff Ventimilia, who will executive produce Fox's "That '70s Show" next season. The pact also calls for…
In a broad restructuring of its TV department, ICM has upped Paul Haas to head of TV packaging and Matt Solo to head of the agency's TV literary department.
Tina Brown's Talk magazine won't debut until mid-August, but there's already talk aplenty about the strict conditions the Miramax/Hearst joint venture is placing on inaugural advertisers.
Tom Moore is on board to direct Walt Disney Television's "Geppetto," the upcoming TV musical starring Drew Carey as the famous puppet master.
Fine Line Features, hovering between acquisitions and productions, has inked a deal to develop "The Palace Thief," with a screenplay by Neil Tolkin based on an Ethan Canin short story. Sean Bailey…
Bradley Kaplan has joined Jaret Entertainment as a literary manager. Kaplan will be in charge of acquiring projects and signing new writers and directors. "He's got great relationships all over…
One-time charges on restructuring combined with lower operational earnings almost doubled United Artists Theater Circuit's net loss to $98 million in 1998, the exhib reported Friday, reflecting…
Two bills aimed at allowing cameras in federal courts were introduced separately in the House and Senate Thursday.