The Time Warner group has taken its first stake in a European digital TV platform with Warner Bros.' acquisition of 10% of Canal Plus' digital outlet Canal Satellite. Warner Bros. has held an option…
Buena Vista Home Entertainment will bow five direct-to-vid pics this year, marking its largest slate of releases in the format.
Following a broad and successful promotional campaign in the Czech Republic last fall, HBO has more than doubled its subscribers here in Prague.
The WB network has launched its Tuesday lineup in a big way, with the highest nightlong rating in its history.
In an unexpected programming move, NBC's cable news upstart MSNBC on Tuesday began to rerun three shows from the previous night's schedule of sister channel CNBC. For an undisclosed period of time…
Ensconced in a rocking chair on a set that looked like the Cryptkeeper's backyard, Anne Rice expressed great pleasure with the cast and crew of her in-production CBS series "Rag and Bone."
EXCLUSIVEPaul Brickman, the sought-after but rarely committing director of "Risky Business," is zeroing in on the comedy drama "Providence" as his first directorial project in eight years, sources…
Planet Hollywood, the restaurant chain promoted and partly owned by actors such as Sylvester Stallone and Demi Moore, warned Wednesday that its business had fallen off drastically in the fourth…
Warner Bros. is anticipating the millennium. The studio has purchased a pitch from writer Stu Zicherman for "Y2K," a thriller about computer bugs that send the modern world awry at the dawn of the…
Two Gotham-based specialty distributors, Leisure Time Features and Cinema Village Features, have jointly acquired all U.S. and English-speaking Canadian rights to "Un Air de Famille," the sophomore…
Producer Frank Mancuso Jr., on location in France shooting the action-adventure pic "Ronin," has signed a new five-year exclusive production and development deal with longtime filmmaking home MGM/UA.