Some 40 months after the 18-inch satellite-dish system was introduced by DirecTV in June 1994, the programming service has cracked the 3 million subscriber figure.
The Hollywood Foreign Press Assn. will bestow upon Shirley MacLaine the 1998 Cecil B. DeMille award for her outstanding contribution to entertainment. HFPA will present the award to MacLaine at the…
Record companies and music publishers have asked the U.S. Copyright Office to approve a deal that would boost copyright royalties for songwriters and music publishers by hundreds of millions of…
With an ancient Transylvanian castle as location, principal photography has begun on "Beowulf," a futuristic adaptation of the Old English folk epic, with Christopher Lambert in the lead role.
The winners of this year's Walt Disney Studios Writers Fellowship Program have been selected, it was jointly announced by Disney Television and Writers Guild of America West officials.
Coping with the loss of Brad Pitt as the lead, New Line Cinema has inked Kathryn Bigelow to direct the big-ticket epic "Custer Marching to Valhalla," sources said Wednesday.
Young Broadcasting Inc. on Wednesday reported record revenues, operating income and broadcast cash flow for the third quarter, with net revenues rising 64% year-to-year to $57.9 million and operating…
The much-renamed Aquarius Theater at Sunset and Vine in Hollywood --- which has over the years also been known as the Moulin Rouge and the Star Search Theater, among other handles --- is getting yet…
Comcast Cable, the fourth-largest cable operator in the U.S., has set up an original programming venture for the exclusive use of the 60 or so cable systems owned by Comcast.
Aussie producer, director and writer Frank Howson has teamed with his cousin, showbiz reporter John-Michael Howson, to form Saint Kilda Prods.