The huge ratings being racked up by reruns of Twentieth TV's "The X-Files" simultaneously in syndication and on the FX cable network could translate into gross revenues of $1.5 million an episode, a…
Much to the Eye web's chagrin, a Feb. 20 CBS News "practice report" about the U.S. bombing Iraq could have been seen in as many as 2 million American homes.
KABC radio afternoon talk host Larry Elder was a victim of the El Nino monsoon Monday, caught in a rain-deluged gridlock while driving from Malibu that kept him from getting to the studio until…
Steven Spielberg's "Amistad" -- in which the government is the bad guy -- will be getting some help from American embassies in showing the film abroad.
Director Julie Davis' self-financed premiere of "I Love You Don't Touch Me" found itself a benefactor Thursday in Samuel Goldwyn Jr. Goldwyn decided to pay out of his own pocket for some of the pic's…
New Urban Entertainment (NUE) Prods. has tapped veteran producer Kip Konwiser exec VP of production. Konwiser will be reporting to NUE's CEO, Robert L. Townsend.
Sony Pictures, in its high-stakes attempt to kidnap British superspy James Bond from his 35-year-old home at MGM's United Artists, has come forth with startling claims of ownership of the 007 movie…
Dallas-based investors Hicks, Muse, Tate & Furst have entered the Venezuelan pay TV market and formed a management pact with several Argentine cable industry veterans, the company announced Wednesday.
General Cinema's parent company, GC Companies Inc., reported Thursday a 45% drop in net earnings to $3.1 million in the first quarter ended Jan. 31, as a result both of theater closures and losses in…
TriStar Pictures has tapped Devon Sawa to star in and Rodman Flender to direct the horror comedy "Idle Hands," which will begin shooting in April and is slated for release next year.
John Henson, the divertingly glib host of E!'s nightly "Talk Soup," is taking a unique approach to landing an on-air interview with admitted "Talk Soup" fan Dustin Hoffman: he's embarked on a hunger…