Sci-Fi Channel is getting psychic with a weekday talkshow from acclaimed medium John Edward, known for his uncanny ability to "see dead people."
An auditorium named after the late director/writer James Bridges will be dedicated Thursday on UCLA's Westwood campus.
MTV Films has purchased the spec script "Fothermuckers" penned by first-time feature writer Shaina Carol, who will be paid a low-six- against mid-six-figure sum.
Canuck federal film and TV funder Telefilm Canada doled out C$172.4 million ($116 million) this past fiscal year, up from $111 million a year earlier, it reported.
Forget those dire predictions about the so-called Y2K bug. It's "Y2K" the movie that has a number of groups running scared into the millennium. NBC has been overloaded with calls from those worried…
Tribune Broadcasting prexy Dennis FitzSimons has added stripes at the Tribune Co., replacing James Dowdle as executive vice president of media operations.
Scribe Chris Murphy has sold his spec script "Rain Delay" to Paramount Pictures for a low-six- against high-six-figure package.
No. 2 U.S. Spanish-lingo net Telemundo has added broadcast affils in three cities and entered cable carriage agreements in two more.
Helmer Jonathan Demme's Universal-based Clinica Estetica Prods. had optioned Susan Orlean's nonfiction tome "The Orchid Thief," first published by Random House in January -- and had shopped around…
Tribune will acquire minority-owned Qwest Broadcasting in a $90 million-$100 million transaction that will give it a duopoly in New Orleans.
Chris Day, former vice president of Hollywood praisery Bumble Ward & Associates, has joined United Talent Agency as head of corporate communications.