Nostalgia Network Inc., the money-losing cable channel that already has two bidders fighting to take control, got a new offer Thursday from a third suitor.
John Beard, who has jumped from KNBC to KTTV (Daily Variety, Dec. 2), has fired off an open letter to KNBC-TV management criticizing the station's news operation.
The Samuel Goldwyn Co. has sued Ulysse Entertainment Inc. for allegedly breaching an oral agreement granting Goldwyn distribution rights to the film "The Night and the Moment."
Harris Maslansky, who structured investments for such television fare as "Dallas" and "Knots Landing," has joined New York-based indie Savoy Pictures as senior VP of business affairs.
Cineville Inc., the indie producer of such films as "Gas, Food, Lodging" and "Delusion," has named former Vestron exec Dan Ireland as the company's senior vice president of production.
Small cable TV operators plan to seek emergency relief from the Federal Communications Commission next week, when they'll ask the agency to allow rate hikes despite an industry price freeze that's in…
Michelle Pfeiffer's management is in final negotiations on a reported $ 3.5 million-$ 5 million deal for the actress to star in Don Simpson/Jerry Bruckheimer Films' "My Posse Don't Do Homework,"…
Production has wrapped on the initial 13 episodes of “My Town,” a new weekly half-hour reality show produced by Riverstreet Prods. for MG Perin Inc. and distributed by Triple Seven Concepts. The…
The feverish pace of cable/telephone company alliances got hotter Thursday with the announcement that Canadian-based BCE Telecom International will buy a 30% stake in Jones Intercable, the seventh…
Vowing to "take the project to the people," Orion Home Video announced an unprecedented all-out promotional campaign Thursday for the video distrib of the beleaguered, lawsuit-prone "Boxing Helena."
CBS has closed out its first November sweeps win in nine years, while the bigger picture shows a leveling off in network viewing -- a trend that's held during Nielsen surveys going back to 1991 after…