The end came before the beginning for "The Jazz Singer." The tuner, a new $8 million musical, was forced to pull the plug Friday after a roller coaster of financing woes, said co-producer Marvin…
Rising young stars Freddy Prinze Jr. and Rachel Leigh Cook will topline the teen romantic comedy "She's All That" which Miramax is readying for a mid-August shoot.
Rupert Murdoch has offered more than $100 million in seed money for minority investment in broadcast properties if several key public-interest groups agree to support a waiver that would allow him to…
It's penny-pinching time at the broadcast webs as sticker shock from football and other program cost increases sets in. CBS, ABC and Fox are all taking steps to lower head count through attrition or…
Rupert Murdoch's News Corp. will raise an estimated $2 billion to $3 billion in cash by spinning off its Fox film studio and television assets into a separately traded public company called Fox Group.
Columbia Pictures has lassoed Gus Van Sant to direct "Brokeback Mountain," a love story about two gay cowboys.
Longtime Nickelodeon executive Tom Ascheim has been named general manager of Noggin, the kids educational cable network from Nick and Children's Television Workshop.
The Motion Picture Assn. of America failed in its effort to win a bigger piece of the copyright royalty pie paid by the cable industry.
A week after taking a 43% stake in Internet navigator Infoseek, the Walt Disney Co. further signaled its devotion to high tech Thursday by appointing technology entrepreneur Judith Estrin to its…
ABC's midseason drama "Strange World" is the latest pilot to be revamped before making it to air.