The road to court is paved with broken dreams. For six years, David Puttnam was the most influential board member of Goldcrest, the multiple Oscar-winning company that made "Gandhi,""The Killing…
New strip series are facing one of the tightest marketplaces in years, according to a number of signs that surfaced at the National Assn. of Television Program Executives (NATPE) convention.
IT WAS 1 P.M. LAST SATURDAY afternoon and turning into the kind of day when most publicists start thinking about switching to a less-demanding career ... something like law enforcement, military…
Australia's sell-through distribution sector has undergone a major rationalization and realignment in response to ongoing sluggish business.
Cable TV-originated children's programs are less likely to contain violence than those produced by the broadcast networks, but cable violence in general is on par with the webs, according to a report…
David Verdi has been named exec news director at NBC News, where he will have responsibility for the full NBC newsgathering operation, the news desk and all national and international bureaus.
As talent agencies become more sophisticated in their financial analysis of the movie industry, "Talent is grabbing an even larger piece of the pie" of gross margins, 20th Century Fox president and…
NBC, which galloped ahead of the ratings herd with "Bonanza" from 1959 to 1973, is reportedly close to a deal with syndicator Gaylord Syndicom to acquire a new series based on the classic western.
The American Film Market kicks off Feb. 25 at the Miramar Sheraton in Santa Monica with MPAA president Jack Valenti giving the opening speech.
Paramount's firstrun hours scored "can't-touch-this"-type numbers in national Nielsen syndication standings for the week of Jan. 11, as "Star Trek: Deep Space Nine" hung on well in its regular series…
Saul Bass, the Oscar-winning filmmaker and graphic designer, has created the poster to commemorate the 65th annual Academy Awards.