The Writers Guild of America announced Thursday that it will present its annual Paddy Chayefsky Laurel Award to James L. Brooks and Allan Burns at the guild's award ceremonies Feb. 21.
To market, to market Karlovy Vary must go. That's the decision of management at the 52 year old Czech film fest as it makes plans to debut a market at this summer's event. Hopes are that the market…
Norma Pike Taft, an award-winning Westchester County, N.Y., cable TV host for 17 years, died Dec. 31 in White Plains, N.Y., following a lengthy illness. She was 75. During her career as a cable TV…
Steve Martin has agreed to lend a hand to the fourth annual U.S. Comedy Arts Festival (USCAF) that unfolds from March 4 to 8 in Aspen, Colo., committing to pen three original short pieces designed to…
The post-Super Bowl exposure to NBC's "3rd Rock From the Sun" gave the Carsey-Werner sitcom a shot in the arm Wednesday night.
William E. Brittan, a longtime Hollywood sound engineer, died Jan. 22 of congestive heart failure at Glendora Convalescent Hospital. He was 72. Brittan began his career at Radio Recorders in 1944 and…
Disney Online and BarnesandNoble.com, two notable World Wide Web-based brands if ever there were such, announced Wednesday an alliance of sorts, whereby each would accommodate Disney-themed book…
French government plans to reduce the maximum stake that a single shareholder can have in a national TV network appear to have been shelved.
Warner Bros. wowed exhibs Thursday at ShoWest with a high-powered presentation of its upcoming film slate that featured a phalanx of Hollywood celebs.
A Spice Girls concert taped late last year in Istanbul, Turkey -- and presented this month as a Showtime Event Television (SET) pay-per-view special -- has attracted more total buys than any PPV…
Denmark's ITE, the 10-year-old company behind interactive TV gameshow phenom Hugo, is set to open its first Asian office in Tokyo on Feb. 1.