Hope springs eternal for fans of the "Jerry Springer Show." The latest national Nielsen syndie ratings report indicates that "Springer" loyalists were unfazed by recent allegations that their beloved…
Italian comedy king Roberto Benigni, who makes his first appearance in a major international fest competition at Cannes this month with "Life is Beautiful," will be the fifth recipient of the Premio…
FROM NCTAThe public is probably going to have to pay for the programming on the digital services that dozens of TV stations start transmitting in the next year or so.
EXCITE Conference Center Calendar IFP Presents “Financing Independent Film” This popular annual seminar presents a lively discussion about financing independent films from an international…
The New York City Police Dept. Tuesday announced the arrest of 43 people, charged with illegally pirating videotapes and CDs worth more than $300,000.
Joe Abrams is joining Pearson Television Intl. as exec VP starting June 1.
Granada Entertainment is in talks with Carsey-Werner to co-produce "Earth Scum," an ABC sitcom in development for mid-season, which Granada contends was adapted from its British series "Puny Humans"…
Japanese satellite platform operators PerfecTV and JSkyB officially merged on Friday to create the largest direct satellite broadcasting service in the country.
CANNES CALENDAR WEDNESDAY, MAY 13 Opening night ceremony and film, “Primary Colors.” THURSDAY, MAY 14 Start of Official Selection, Directors Fortnight, Intl. Critics Week, Cinemas en France, and…
Rosemarie Burnett, wife of film editor and producer John F. Burnett, died Fridayof cancer at St. John's Medical Center in Santa Monica. She was 70.