On a windy night in L.A. Wednesday, L.A. Fox Inc.'s home page on the World Wide Web suddenly disappeared and was replaced by ... a very strange reference to the network's hit show "The X-Files"!
As expected, it was perhaps the most cutthroat year ever for the Canadian TV buyers at the L.A. Screenings, with all of the major players chasing the same hot Hollywood properties.
Jorge Saralegui, exec vice president of production at Fox, has jumped from buyer to seller --- and to a new studio --- with plans to hang out an independent producer shingle at Warner Bros. starting…
Dick Emery is ankling as chief exec of BBC World-wide, the pubcaster's commercial arm, to become chief exec of U.K. TV, the BBC's pay TV joint venture with Flextech.
Frank G. Mancuso, MGM Inc.'s chairman and CEO, has been elected to the board of MGM Grand Inc. At the same time, Alex Yemenidjian, president, chief operating officer and chief financial officer of…
Ever wonder how Leo the MGM lion unwinds after a hard day at the studio? MGM Animation and Claster Television plan to lift the veil on Leo's home life in an upcoming syndie cartoon series, "The…
Allegro Films is set to more than double its annual output of features to 12 per year, but the Montreal-based producer is returning to its roots with a renewed focus on pics in the $2 million-to-$3…
Oscar-nominated actress Joan Cusack is in talks to star opposite Tim Robbins in Lakeshore's "Arlington Road," sources said Wednesday.
John Malone's Tele-Communications Inc. will launch a package of 12 Spanish-language cable networks in spring 1998.
The new Tuesday 10 p.m. timeslot premiere of the CBS newsmag "48 Hours" fell below the slot's average with "Dellaventura" and below the Thursday 10 p.m. average for the newsmag.
"Seinfeld" supervising producer David Mandel has inked a three-year $9 million overall deal with Walt Disney TV.