Cablevision's Rainbow Media Holdings will announce plans Tuesday to launch a 24-hour local news channel based in -- and dedicated to -- the Bronx.
Lou Diamond Phillips, who played a tortured Gulf War vet in "Courage Under Fire," has signed on to complete the ensemble cast of United Artists' sci-fi thriller "Supernova," slated to start lensing…
Atlantis Communications has added two children's series, a TV movie and a drama pilot with a combined budget of more than C$20 million ($14 million) to its 1998 production slate.
The all-conquering "Titanic" was high on filmgoers' want-to-see list during the Easter break, resulting in another bountiful frame -- $30.1 million from 5,840 screens in 57 territories -- and its…
ESPN, hellbent on offsetting its $4.8 billion commitment to the NFL for exclusive cable rights to Sunday night games, is pushing cable operators to pay up to 20% more money in license fees, starting…
Six student filmmakers from New York U's Tisch School of the Arts were recently presented with the film school's Wasserman Award for outstanding filmmaking.
United Artists has paid low against mid-six figures for the comedy spec "Goat Cheese" by 23-year-old first-time scribe Daniel Shere.
Japanese network Tokyo Broadcasting System Inc. (TBS) said it will set up a satellite broadcasting operation that will take to the air in 2000 with Matsushita Electric Industrial Co., trading house…
Nearly 600 theater execs around the globe received letters last week from Roland Emmerich and Dean Devlin, director and producer of Sony's Memorial Day release "Godzilla," beseeching them to play the…
Officials at the Justice Dept. and the FCC who are scrutinizing PrimeStar Partners' plan to purchase a $682.5 million satcasting license from News Corp. and MCI are focusing their inquiries on…