Senate Judiciary Committee chairman Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) rejected a request Thursday by telcos and online companies to hold intellectual property treaties hostage until Hollywood agrees to water down…
UPN's season launch of its Wednesday lineup was the second-highest-rated night in the history of the netlet and its highest-rated Wednesday ever in overnight markets.
Former Turner Broadcasting exec Scott Sassa has resurfaced as the new president of NBC Television Stations, unseating 30-year peacock veteran John Rohrbeck at the helm of 11 O&O TV outlets.
Singers Randy Travis and Meat Loaf have inked to star opposite Kevin Sorbo in "Black Dog" at Universal from Prelude Pictures and Raffaella Prods.
Representatives from the U.S. film industry and France's rights collection agency Sacem have agreed to continue the Franco American Fund for Cinema and Television, set up last year to help young…
At least four shareholders in Lin Television have filed lawsuits to block the station group's planned $1.7 billion merger with a subsidiary of investment firm Hicks, Muse, Tate & Furst Inc.
Irish director Neil Jordan is moving to Columbia Pictures for his next movie, an adaptation of Graham Greene's novel "The End of the Affair."
Fox Kids Worldwide Inc. completed its merger with Intl. Family Entertainment Inc., the companies said Thursday.
The Television Bureau of Advertising Thursday projected the TV industry will see 6% to 8% ad-sales growth in 1998, spurred by the Winter Olympics and midterm election spending.
Cami Winikoff, who joined Trimark Pictures seven years ago as an assistant, has been promoted to executive vice president and chief administrative officer of the indie film company.
Agreeing to pay an estimated $350 million for the storied Los Angeles Dodgers, Fox Thursday laid the cornerstone of what is expected to become a U.S. sports empire, designed to complement News…