The Writers Guild of America will appoint a 17-member committee to oversee negotiations for the union's contract with TV and film producers, according to an agreement hammered out between eastern and…
King World Prods. stockholders approved Monday a two-for-one stock split during the company's annual shareholders meeting here.
GERMANY Helmut Thoma will resign his position as managing director of German commercial web RTL at the end of 1999. Thoma will then become chairman of RTL’s supervisory board for the next five years…
In the midst of Oscar speculation and on the heels of the Golden Globes, the Producers Guild of America has nominated producers of five films and 10 TV shows for its 1997 Golden Laurel awards.
A theatrical feature film based on the warped Comedy Central hit animated series "South Park" is in the early stages of discussion, the show's co-creator Trey Parker confirmed Monday morning at the…
Knowledge Universe, an edutainment content provider recently founded by Oracle Corp. chieftain Larry Ellison and ex-Wall Street darling Michael Milken, is staffing up at its L.A. headquarters.
Time Warner, the world's largest entertainment and media group, has joined the fray for South Africa's first private, uncoded, generalist network.
Clea Duvall, currently starring in "How to Make the Cruelest Month," one of 16 films in dramatic competition at Sundance, has joined the cast of Rand Ravich's "The Astronaut's Wife" for New Line.
Giving slight pause to the "Titanic" juggernaut, "L.A. Confidential" won the best picture Critics' Choice award Monday from the Broadcast Film Critics Assn.
The NATPE tradeshow floor was humming with sales and stars Tuesday as distributors wrapped up station deals and syndie's top celebs came out to press the flesh.
Fox basic cabler FX has secured the rights to a package of nearly 100 theatrical titles from New Line and Polygram as well as News Corp. sister 20th Century Fox, with 27 of the movies inked to make…