The World Series matchup of the Cleveland Indians and the Florida Marlins threatens to rank near the cellar of baseball championship ratings, if recent results are any guideline.
Looking to extend its Ralph Fiennes period franchise after "The English Patient," Miramax Films is in advanced negotiations to take over the financing of the $14 million Fiennes vehicle "Onegin" from…
Echostar has filed a complaint at the Federal Communications Commission against Cablevision Systems' programming arm Rainbow Programming, claiming the programmer is charging "discriminatory rates"…
In a speech about TV's social responsibility, Vice President Al Gore on Thursday lauded ABC's sitcom "Ellen" for helping "open minds and hearts."
Performing rights org BMI, which licenses music for broadcast on radio and television, is using Internet technology to track the use of music on the newest and least-regulated mass medium: the…
The cable industry would not be swayed by Microsoft Corp.'s attempts to influence technology standards in its favor, even if the software Goliath made a second investment in a cable operator, Time…
Thanks to the growing importance of international TV revenues to Hollywood's bottom line, two studios are orchestrating for the first time a Foreign Press Tour for print journalists and TV crews from…
Beijing Film Studio has signed a cooperation deal worth 20 million yuan ($2.5 million) with the Nande Group to produce three feature films and 60 episodes of TV programming.
James Anderson has been upped to the newly created post of senior VP, publicity and public relations, for the Carsey-Werner Co. from his previous VP of PR position.
Canuck children's TV specialist Cinar Films announced Wednesday that it made major gains in both earnings and revenue during the third quarter, due in part to its takeover of the U.S.
Leveraged buyout giant Kohlberg Kravis Roberts has the edge over Hicks Muse Tate & Furst in last-minute negotiations for the acquisition of Norman Lear's Act III Theaters expected to conclude within…