Lee Heffernan has been named VP of marketing at Lifetime Television. Responsible for the creation and execution of strategic programs aimed at expanding the Lifetime brand, Heffernan joins the…
A legal battle is looming over the "Terminator" feature film franchise, with producer Gale Anne Hurd attempting to block attempts by Andy Vajna to buy rights to "Terminator 3."
At News Corp.'s annual general meeting Tuesday, chairman and chief exec Rupert Murdoch spoke surprisingly frankly to shareholders about a series of setbacks and difficulties faced by the global…
Two films about naked men triumphed at the eighth Dinard British Film Festival (Oct. 2-5).
The Supreme Court on Monday refused to block a copyright infringement trial involving KCAL-TV concerning the station's showing of a videotape of truck driver Reginald Denny's beating during the 1992…
British TV sales veteran Philip Jones is stepping aside as managing director of CTE, Carlton's program distribution arm, to take on the new role as director of international relations.
Columbia Pictures has dropped a bomb with its $500,000 against $1.3 million purchase of rookie scribe Jason Hightman's "World War III" as its tentpole event pic for the summer of 1999, the studio…
Luke Perry and "ER's" Gloria Reuben will star in Magic Hour Pictures' noir thriller "Indiscreet." The film, the second feature from director Marc Bienstock ("The Beneficiary"), is based on a…
Denise Dowse plays the mother on NBC’s “Built to Last.” A review Sept. 24 misidentified her. * * * Miramax exec VP of production Meryl Poster will oversee the film project “So Shoot Me,” contrary to…
"Toothless," the first original telefilm to bow in ABC's newly revived "Wonderful World of Disney" family movie showcase, took a bite out of the Alphabet web's competition in its Sunday timeslot.
"Touched by an Angel" co-star Della Reese went on the offensive Monday against CBS, holding a news conference to call attention to her salary dispute with the Eye web (Daily Variety, Oct. 2).