Flex, the one-named actor/dancer who co-stars in ABC's "Total Security," has inked an overall deal with Disney to develop and star in features as well as a TV pilot, sources said Tuesday.
The advertising revenue for basic cable networks as a category shot up to $2.48 billion for the first half of 1997, a 16% increase over the total for the first six months of last year.
CBS News has replaced its top exec responsible for newsgathering, who was blamed for delaying the Eye web's coverage of Princess Diana's fatal car crash over Labor Day weekend.
Dutch-based Holland Media Group (HMG) has tapped Dutch Broadcasting Company (NOB) director Pieter Porsius to head its executive board following the departure under duress of former chairman Huib…
A new London-based film sales company, North and South Film, has been launched as a joint venture between Victor Film Co., Brazilian distrib Lumiere-EBA and Tristan Whalley's Goalpost Film.
Susan Sarandon will headline HBO Pics' "Earthly Possessions," a long-in-development project based on the novel of the same name by Anne Tyler ("The Accidental Tourist").
They've created some of the most acclaimed movies of recent years, but most screenwriters could walk down any street in America without being recognized.
The Man of Steel is not moving with his legendary super speed. Pre-production on the Warner Bros. Nicolas Cage starrer "Superman" has been pushed back yet again, this time until late spring, with an…
Miramax Films has acquired film rights to Dan Gooch's novel "Solomon Grundy" for Richard Gladstein of FilmColony to produce.
Herb Siegel's United Television Inc. bought UPN's Orlando affiliate, WRBW-TV, Tuesday in the first station acquisition made by Siegel's companies in a long time.
The National Academy of Cable Programming announced Tuesday that it was giving special CableAce Awards for 1997 to Nickelodeon, to Landmark Communications prexy and CEO John (Dubby) Wynne and to the…