News Corp.'s Star TV has signed a deal to launch its Channel V music service in the Commonwealth of Independent States.
The sole legit practitioner amid a crew of physicists, neuroscientists and historians, Chicagoan Mary Zimmerman has been awarded a so-called "genius grant," the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur…
Sunday's Game 7 between the Chicago Bulls and Indiana Pacers has fed NBC a slam-dunk of a ratings win in May 25-31 primetime Nielsens.
Skeet Ulrich, who is playing the lead in Ang Lee's "Ride With the Devil" for Universal, will next star in "Takedown," the story of real-life computer hacker Kevin Mitnick that Joe Chappelle…
As the Mexican appetite for formats grows, Grundy has sold a season of "Sale of the Century" to Mexico's TV Azteca.
Warner Bros. has signed newcomer Jon Ward to a mid-six-figure, two-picture screenplay deal, kicked off by a rewrite of feature script "Icemen," a techno-comedy about a secret government agency that…
Comcast Corp., the fourth largest cable operator in the United States, has stunned the industry by luring away the president of Disney's ABC Broadcasting, Steve Burke, who becomes the fourth top…
ABC is trying to convince its affiliates to accept a plan in which the stations would pay the network roughly $30 million to help ABC offset the cost of its new expensive NFL contract, but it was…
Sidney Lumet will receive the 1998 Independent Feature Project's Gotham Award for Lifetime Achievement.
The regional theater Tony to the Denver Center Theater Co. came as a boon to a city long bored with knowing a national mind-set considers it a "cow town." Even a New York Times effort to redress the…
Despite the WB weblet snaring increases in the 15%-18% range during the primetime advertising upfront market, early reports suggest price increases for other webs are lower than the last couple of…