Showtime, which has suffered in the last year or so from a sparse inventory of exclusive theatrical pictures, has bought pay-cable rights to the movies released by Miramax's Dimension Pictures…
October Films has acquired all North American rights to Merchant Ivory's "A Soldier's Daughter Never Cries" starring Kris Kristofferson and Barbara Hershey.
Hoping to spin a television animation future off a computer online empire, the Seattle-based Headbone Interactive is using the lure of its proprietary technology to attract interest in a series of…
Tribune Entertainment Co. is moving into the longform arena, signing a domestic distribution pact with Patchett Kaufman Entertainment.
Major Aussie producer-distrib Beyond has at last put an Oz program onto U.S. primetime network TV.
At a hearing Monday, a federal judge scheduled the retrial of former Carolco CEO Peter Hoffman on criminal tax fraud counts for Jan. 20. U.S. District Court Judge John Davies also denied a defense…
TriStar Pictures has taken a swing at scribes Christopher Reed and Cynthia Carle's comic pitch "Hot" for low six figures against mid-six figures, the studio confirmed Monday.
The North American National Broadcasters Assn. has tapped Arthur Kane, executive director of the Intl. Council of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, as the winner of its inaugural…
Two members of the House of Mouse, Hyperion and ESPN, have announced they will jointly publish a line of sports books to begin this fall.
ABC's double-whammy of "Rodgers & Hammerstein's Cinderella" and "Oprah Winfrey Presents: Before Women Had Wings" far exceeded expectations Sunday night and gave ABC its highest night of regular…
New York-based indie MG/Perin has signed on as the distributor of a new syndie TV series based on the longrunning syndicated newspaper column "News of the Weird."