In the first authorized portrayal of the civil rights heroine's life story, Jaffe/Braunstein Films has struck a deal with Rosa Parks to produce a two-hour telefilm for CBS.
Fox execs huddled Wednesday with angry affils in Gotham to discuss the network's sudden plan to take back a chunk of ad inventory.
The Protestant denomination Igreja Universal, owner of Brazil's third-ranked broadcaster TV Record, has bought 50% of network Rede Mulher.
In its effort to stay current with filmmaking trends, the 52nd Cannes Film Festival has gone digital, adopting digital cinema as the theme for its International Market of Technologies and Innovation…
HBO has pulled the plug on its upcoming TV version of "L.A. Confidential," which was in advanced development at Warner Bros. TV and Regency TV.
Four key members of the House and Senate blamed the entertainment industry for creating "a culture of carnage," which they say has infected the nation's children and is, at least in part, responsible…
Geraldine Laybourne's Oxygen Media officially announced that C.J. Kettler, the former prexy of Sunbow Entertainment, has been hired as president of sales and marketing (Daily Variety, March 31).
MediaOne Group, the cabler that Comcast and AT&T both want to acquire, said Wednesday that its first-quarter net loss narrowed to $111 million, compared with $222 million in the year-earlier period.
Columbia Pictures is planting a remake of the 1969 Goldie Hawn pic "Cactus Flower," with "Party Girl's" Daisy Mayer attached to write and helm.
The New Yorker got shut out, Vanity Fair took the big-circulation award for general excellence and Harper's Lewis Lapham was so "grateful" for winning the fiction prize that he thanked "the Academy."
Founding president Tony Cianciotta has resigned from his position at Vancouver-based film distrib Red Sky Entertainment and the company's chief financial officer, Mike Smallwood, has been upped to…