Aspiring seventh network Pax Net will launch Aug. 31 with seven original series, including an all-original Saturday-night lineup, to complement its off-network acquisitions highlighted by "Touched by…
Michael Leible is someone who takes the term "advertising vehicle" literally.
The Australian Broadcasting Authority decided Monday to investigate whether the cross-media rules have been breached by the appointment of Brian Powers, a close associate of Kerry Packer, as a…
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Peace officially has broken out between Weinstein and Greenstein. Miramax Films co-chairmen Bob and Harvey Weinstein and former Miramax senior vice president Scott Greenstein issued a joint statement…
Touchstone and Caravan Pictures have inked sitcom writer-producer Bennie Richburg Jr. and former music exec Jeffery Dyson to a low-six-figure deal to script a relationship-themed comedy feature for…
The United States Supreme Court ruled Monday that public broadcasting stations have the right to decide which candidates are qualified to participate in televised debates.
Look for … … Young & Rubicam, though fast out of the box during Tuesday’s initial public offering, to settle into a trading range considerably below that of Madison Ave. stalwarts Omnicom Group and…
A group led by former Creative Artists Agency chairman Michael Ovitz backed off pursuing a bid for Polygram Holdings on Monday, leaving Seagram Co. with a free run at the film and music giant.
Kim Basinger is understood to have passed on the lead role in the MGM/Granada co-production "Prime Suspect," for which she was reported to be in advanced talks.
The USA Network deal with Buena Vista TV for reruns of "Home Improvement" (Daily Variety, May 14) fell apart at the 11th hour and TBS has bought the series, beginning in June 2002.
In recent weeks, actor Warren Beatty has been thumping his new pic "Bulworth" with the help of just about every media outlet imaginable. On May 17, he even found his way into the Sunday morning…