Former CBS comedy vice president David Himelfarb has been named senior VP of network TV at Walt Disney TV, overseeing development and production of comedies and dramas at the studio.
Principal photography has started on "Mercury Rising," an action-thriller starring Bruce Willis and Alec Baldwin for Universal Pictures and Imagine Entertainment.
A battle between media giants Time Warner Cable and Fox/Liberty/Cablevision Systems will deprive 1.1 million New York City cable subscribers of 12 of the remaining games of the New York Mets' 1997…
Specialized distribbery Cinepix Film Properties has formed a new genre division, Avalanche Releasing, to handle its non-arthouse fare and service deals.
Home & Garden Television expects to top the 30-million subscriber mark next month, paving the way for the E.W. Scripps Co.'s cabler to turn a profit next year.
Jac Venza, director of cultural and arts programs at New York's flagship PBS station, Thirteen/WNET, will be honored by the international TV community at the 25th anniversary Intl. Emmy Awards in…
John Malone's Tele-Communications Inc., continuing its strategy of selling off smaller cable systems to draw down its debt, signed a partnership agreement Friday in which TCA Cable will absorb 18 TCI…
The Walt Disney Co. has developed a sudden fascination for Massachusetts politics. The reason: a bizarre controversy surrounding "A Civil Action," a movie starring John Travolta that is now in…
Overseas Film Group reported a $1.2 million net loss equal to 21¢ a share in the second quarter following writedowns on its films "The Designated Mourner," "johns" and "Jerusalem."
:New Line Cinema is sealing a deal with special effects wiz Rob Bottin to direct the much-awaited battle between Freddy Krueger, the scissor-fingered slasher of the "Nightmare on Elm Street" films…