Japanese satellite platform operators PerfecTV and JSkyB officially merged on Friday to create the largest direct satellite broadcasting service in the country.
R&B star Usher Raymond will make his feature film debut in the untitled Robert Rodriguez-Kevin Williamson project currently lensing in Austin, Texas, for Miramax Films' genre banner Dimension Films.
Televisa posted a healthy upturn for first quarter 1998 late Wednesday, and almost simultaneously announced a $675 million windfall due to its exit from satellite operator PanAmSat.
Marlo Thomas, diving into the feature producing realm, has sold "The Assistants" as a pitch to Touchstone Pictures with Barry Sonnenfeld and Barry Josephson attached to produce with her.
The Clinton administration is asking to take Greece to an international trade court with a claim that Hellenic TV stations are regularly airing U.S. movies without authorization.
The season's two top tuners -- Livent's "Ragtime" and Disney's "The Lion King" -- predictably dominated the Tony nominations, with "Ragtime" out in front with 13 nominations followed by "Lion King's"…
"The Full Monty" star Mark Addy is set to star as an alien in a Carsey-Werner sitcom for ABC called "Earth Scum." midseason, is about a mixed marriage between an alien, played by Addy, and an…
Commercial, feature and documentary director Keva Rosenfeld — whose first film was the award-winning documentary “All American High” — has signed with Innovative Artists, where he will be repped by…
MGM has set Robert De Niro to star in "Flawless," which Joel Schumacher has scripted and will direct in New York this fall. The film will be produced by Schumacher in conjunction with De Niro and…
Patricia Furnare has been upped to vice president of post-production services at Sony's worldwide product fulfillment group in the Digital Studios division.