Australia TV Intl. (ATVI), Australia's first international satellite-delivered programming service, officially began beaming to 15 Asian countries Wednesday.
Herbert Ross is committed to direct Whoopi Goldberg in the New Regency Prods. female buddy comedy "Boys on the Side," with production to begin in October. Ross' contract for the picture isbeing…
Sell-through homevid outfitGoodTimes Home Video confirmed this week that outgoing Turner Home Entertainment exec Martin Weinstein is coming aboard -- as executive vice president heading up a new…
Tim Robbins has joined the list of presenters for the 65th Annual Academy Awards show. This marks the first time as a presenter for Robbins, who starred in "The Player," which received three Oscar…
British publisher EMAP has bought International Thomson Business Publications, owner of film trade weekly Screen International and a number of TV publications including Broadcast and TV World.
In the first major programming move under new West Coast president Don Ohlmeyer, NBC has reached out to its one-time franchise star, Bill Cosby, in an effort to boost its struggling prime time lineup.
Grammy-nominated rapper Marky Mark said he was sorry yesterday about racially tinged violence dating back to his early teens.
Turner Broadcasting System's fourth-quarter and year-end earnings were undercut by a one-time charge for unplugging its Checkout Channel, a news show tailored for display in grocery stores (see…
Johnny Grant, Hollywood's honorary mayor, is currently in Moscow to open discussions with the Moscow city government and the Rantek Intl. Ltd. to explore American marketing possibilities for a World…
Sony Corp. took it on the chin in the fiscal third quarter, laid low by a powerful yen and a dismal market for consumer electronics.
The news was good for Paramount and not-so-good for Warner Bros.' new firstrun hours in national Nielsen syndication standings for the week ending Feb. 7, roughly corresponding to the start of the…