UPN and Buena Vista TV inked a four-year deal late Thursday to air a two-hour block of Disney-branded kids programming on the netlet six days a week starting in fall 1999.
Stephen Davidson has been fired as chief executive of Telewest, the U.K.'s second-biggest cable operator, even as Telewest emerges victorious in a battle to take over General Cable, No. 5 in the…
Stage and screen actress Helen Westcott died March 17 at Stevens Hospital in Edmunds, Wash., of complications from cancer. She was 70.
New Line made an outright buy of the Chris Gilson novel "Crazy for Cornelia" for a mid- to high-six figure sum, sources said. The screen sale went down a day after Warner Books preempted the…
Sydney Poitier, the young acting progeny of Sidney Poitier, is in final negotiations to join the cast of Clint Eastwood's "True Crime" for Warner Bros.
German students will have the opportunity to present their short films to international audiences at this year's Cannes Intl. Film Festival (May 13-24).
Broadway is poised to smash all its attendance and gross receipts records, a new study from the League of American Theaters & Producers predicts.
In another seismic corporate shift at Universal Pictures, marketing chiefs Buffy Shutt and Kathy Jones are stepping down from the studio, which may now try to turn its advertising over to a New…
German exhibs are breaking out the champagne, but German filmmakers are left crying in their beer. Riding high on the "Titanic" wave, German box offices sold 42.8 million tickets during the first…
Over the protests of many in the TV biz, the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences has determined that HBO's epic multi-parter "From the Earth to the Moon" is eligible for consideration in the…
Billy Campbell, the highest-ranking creative executive at CBS Entertainment under TV president and CEO Leslie Moonves, is leaving the company after his contract expires in July, sources said Thursday.