France's giant Chargeurs group, one of the main partners in satellite web BSkyB, is negotiating to take a 20% stake in Canal Satellite -- the Canal Plus subsidiary that manages the 10-channel…
Britain's top independent distributor, Guild Entertainment, is taking its first plunge into production as co-financier of "Last of the Dog Men,"$ 25 million action-adventure toplining Tom Berenger.
Chris Meledandri is ankling his two-year post as president of Steel Pictures to join 20th Century Fox as a senior VP of production. This marks a first studio executive job for Meledandri, who prior…
The King of Pop is going global, seeking new ratings conquests. King World International announced yesterday it has licensed the ABC Network spec, "Michael Jackson Talks ... To Oprah -- 90 Prime Time…
More than 20 million homes tuned in to President Clinton's State of the Union address in Nielsen overnight markets Wednesday, with ABC emerging as the clear choice of where to watch the speech.
Christian TV and radio preachers will fight attempts to restore the Fairness Doctrine because it might force them to air views contrary to their beliefs, the head of an industry group said.
In the first major programming move under new West Coast president Don Ohlmeyer, NBC has reached out to its one-time franchise star, Bill Cosby, in an effort to boost its struggling prime time lineup.
President Bill Clinton's economic plan contains bad news for Hollywood and broadcasters: the new investment tax credit proposal will not apply to motion pictures, while broadcasters are facing the…
Grammy-nominated rapper Marky Mark said he was sorry yesterday about racially tinged violence dating back to his early teens.
Prince is ready to roll like a little red Corvette, announcing yesterday a North American tour that will include such markets as Boston, New York, Chicago, San Francisco and Los Angeles.
Veteran directors Gene Reynolds and John Rich have been chosen to receive the Directors Guild of America's Robert B. Aldrich award, the guild's highest honor.