TNT today will unveil for advertisers an ambitious 1998-99 original production slate that includes Magic Johnson's debut as a telepic exec producer and Oliver Stone's first conventional weekly drama…
Mip '98 may be remembered as the TV trade show that got truncated. Midway through the six-day sales bazaar (April 3-8) on the French Riviera, several dozen top Euro TV execs headed for Birmingham…
DreamWorks has bought film rights to "After You," Kelli Pryor's novel about a woman summoned to the home of a former lover who, after a boating accident, has forgotten everyone in his life but her.
Showtime on Friday confirmed that it has entered into a deal with Granada Entertainment USA to co-finance, produce and distribute an initial slate of 12 films that will premiere in North America on…
Drew Barrymore has committed to make "Never Been Kissed" her next starring role at Fox 2000, sources said. Raja Gosnell ("Home Alone 3") will direct the comedy from a script by Abby Kohen and Marc…
It looks like Spider-Man will remain tied up in court for some time to come. Marvel Entertainment Group's trustee in bankruptcy has sued MGM, Sony Pictures Entertainment and Viacom Inc., seeking an…
The erosion of market share for leading television channels across the globe continued last year, according to new research put out by international ratings databank Eurodata TV.
French bank Societe Generale has finalized a $350 million off-balance sheet financing for New Line Cinema, completing a total of $750 million in film financing for the Time Warner-owned "indie."
British thesp Pete Postlethwaite, best known for his role in "In the Name of the Father," is set to star in the Canuck pic "The Divine Ryans," producer Chris Zimmer of Halifax-based Imagex announced.
Columbia TriStar TV has signed an exclusive three-year overall deal with "Mad About You" executive producer Victor Levin worth between $9-10 million, sources said.
ABC has inked a far-reaching two-year deal with filmmaker Martin Scorsese that includes a 13-episode commitment for a drama series written and co-executive produced by Nick Pileggi, as well as a TV…