James Cameron's "Titanic" continued to solidify its hold on the mass American audience, racking up a humongous 18.3 rating in HBO homes during its premiere pay TV run on HBO Saturday.
John Malone's Liberty Media Group will invest an additional $9 million in ACTV Inc., an interactive digital TV company. Liberty will exercise previously existing options and purchase additional…
Castle Hill Productions has acquired worldwide rights to "Five Wives, Three Secretaries and Me," tyro helmer Tessa Blake's comedy-docu about her eccentric Texas father.
Using the latest camera and exploration technology, Oz producer-distrib Beyond Prods. is teaming with Quest Australia Prods. and wildlife docu cabler Animal Planet U.S. to produce "The Quest," a five…
Good Machine and Universal Pictures have set up "Church of the Dead Girls" with "8 MM" director Joel Schumacher attached to helm and "Quills" scripter Doug Wright set to pen the adaptation.
Infinity Broadcasting Corp. announced the formation Monday of CBS Radio Promotions Group to develop event-marketing and sponsorship opportunities for advertisers in the 160 radio-station group spun…
Post-production house Complete Post has broken ground on a DVD division, with Steve Alvanos tapped to lead the new unit. Previously, Alvanos, who was named DVD VP, was veep of sales at EDS, where he…
CBS has nipped NBC in households for the April 5-11 primetime Nielsens week, as the Peacock endured punchless "Dateline" numbers and an uninspired start for its reconfigured Thursday lineup.
"Friends" star Matthew Perry will join Bruce Willis in the Jonathan Lynn-directed comedy "The Whole Nine Yards," financed by Franchise Pictures. Filming begins in Montreal May 23.
Top syndicator King World Prods., which last month agreed to be acquired by CBS Corp., attributed a healthy 21% gain in second-quarter operating income to the introduction of "Hollywood Squares" and…
New Line Cinema has bought the spec script "Sydney Crawford Wants to Bone Me" for Dan Rosen to direct.