Ratings for the fight-free "Jerry Springer Show" headed south last week, as the host himself came out against distrib Studios USA's latest effort to clean up the raunchy syndie talker.
Universal has flown the coop, but producer Edward R. Pressman is vowing to keep the syndie drama "The Crow: Stairway to Heaven" aloft for a second season with new financial partners and possibly a…
Under a bill set to be introduced today by two key senators, the film, television and videogame industries would be forced to adopt a common standard for rating violent content.
Seven-year-old TV production house M2 Entertainment is launching a new film division.
Hollywood's struggle to confront its responsibilities to the nation's youth became glaringly apparent over the weekend at the Writers Guild Foundation's "Words Into Pictures" conference in Santa…
ABC wants affils to cough up nearly $50 million a year to defray the costs of "Monday Night Football" as part of plans to settle contentious issues dividing the two sides.
Worries about Viacom's prospects for completing an initial public offering of vid chain Blockbuster have dragged down Viacom's stock price 20% in the past two months, prompting some on Wall Street to…
Enjoying its third and final weekend with young North American moviegoers virtually all to itself, "Star Wars: Episode I -- The Phantom Menace" raked in an estimated $32.2 million, bringing its cume…
The Cartoon Network Online said Monday that it plans to revive the '70s hit "The Banana Splits" as an interactive program to bow on its Web site in 2000.
Robert Hopkins has been upped to senior veep and general manager at Sony Pictures High Definition Center.
Actor-comedian Eddie Griffin has signed to star in indie film "The Second Coming of Sammy" for One Mind Sound Prods. ("House Party 3," "I'm Gonna Git You Sucka," "Hollywood Shuffle"). Described as an…