CBS has inked a two-year drama development deal with filmmaker Wolfgang Petersen, the Academy Award-nominated director and producer behind "Air Force One," "In the Line of Fire," "Outbreak" and "Das…
Sony will live to fight another day in its epic legal battle with MGM over whether it has the right to make a competing James Bond franchise. The case is now scheduled for an April 6 trial.
FROM THE AMERICAN FILM MARKET German indie distributor Helkon Media has taken all German rights to the $25 million remake of "House on Haunted Hill," produced by Joel Silver ("Die Hard," the "Lethal…
Telepictures Prods., the hot shop in the syndie biz with seven Monday-Friday skeins on the fall '99 sked, has promoted two top execs in a restructuring of its programming and development operation.
In a major overhaul of its governing structure, International Creative Management and its Gotham-based vice chairman Sam Cohn have reached an agreement by which the veteran agent has relinquished his…
CBS and Columbia Tri-Star TV are close to a deal under which the net would co-produce and air a new Bette Midler sitcom.
"Dumb and Dumber" and "Kingpin" producer Brad Krevoy has re-opened his Motion Picture Corporation of America banner's international sales division after nearly four years.
Despite the big boost of its final February sweeps Thursday, NBC still finds itself fighting CBS down to the wire for the month's households crown.
NBC Sports chairman Dick Ebersol said he's confident that the IOC (Intl. Olympic Committee) will institute a series of reforms that should bring to an end the corruption associated with bidding for…
After a spirited bidding war, Steve Reuther's Warner Bros.-based Bel Air has landed the screen rights to Ben Sherwood's proposed novel "The Man Who Ate a 747," with Jon Turteltaub attached to direct…
NBC has picked up 13 episodes of a new David Spade animated comedy co-produced by Brillstein-Grey Entertainment and NBC Studios.