An estimated 50 million U.S. viewers tuned in for Princess Diana's funeral Saturday morning, 8 million fewer than witnessed her 1981 wedding to Prince Charles.
Fresh from the European compatibility wars, a new player in the interactive TV arena has made its bow on the U.S. scene: OpenTV Inc.
ABC's "Good Morning America" threw a farewell party Friday for Joan Lunden, ending a 20-year tenure on the ayem show.
Nathan Lane, who starred in the feature pic "The Birdcage," is in serious talks with Paramount Network TV to partner with "Frasier" creators David Angell, Peter Casey and David Lee on a sitcom for…
Fox Kids Worldwide has begun the process of taking over IFE (Intl. Family Entertainment), and will lay off 45 employees in IFE's Virginia Beach, Va., headquarters as of Oct. 10.
In a move that will raise a few eyebrows, the American Film Marketing Assn.'s board has selected a telecommunications industry veteran who's new to the film industry to become its next president.
Former Republic Pictures VP Bonnie Sugar has teamed with entrepreneur Rosalyn Bazar to form Greenwich Entertainment, a new film and TV production company.
Robert Duvall's $5 million gamble paid off Saturday as October Films shelled out about $6 million for worldwide rights to his film "The Apostle," which had its world premiere at the Toronto Intl…
Intending to move its high-end digital sound out of movie theaters and into home theaters, Digital Theater Systems (DTS) has granted laserdisc leader Image Entertainment exclusive rights to…
In a rare case of a jury verdict wholeheartedly endorsed by the critical cognoscenti, Japanese actor-director Takeshi Kitano's lyrical drama about a remorseful ex-cop, "Hana-bi," was awarded the…