Eager to give upstart filmmakers a break, the Hollywood Film Festival will hold world and U.S. preems for a dozen indies during its third annual competition Aug. 4-9 at Paramount Studios.
TNN has acquired 38 movies from Warner Bros. Pay-TV, Cable & Network Features to prepare for the cabler's launch of its Thursday movie night on Sept. 30.
UPN execs went to the mat Monday to defend the netlet's upcoming wrestling night against charges of excessive violence and sexism.
Last weekend's live coverage of the search for John F. Kennedy Jr. brought sharp viewership increases to the broadcast networks.
Japanese networks are aiming for a 2003 start date for terrestrial digital test broadcasting in major cities as part of authorities' plans to push back the goal posts for the full-scale launching of…
Jack Lemmon and Hank Azaria are starring in the ABC telepic "Tuesdays With Morrie," based on the bestselling book from Mitch Albom about a sportswriter's weekly visits to his ailing sociology…
USA Networks' Sci-Fi Channel has greenlit production of a two-hour pilot for a TV series version of the classic "The Invisible Man." Pilot, which will start production in August, will be exec…
Viacom Inc. posted strong gains in second-quarter earnings Monday despite a tough comparison in film after last year's huge cash injection from "Titanic."
EMI Recorded Music will make more than 100,000 songs available for digital downloading on Musicmaker.com, the Web site that allows consumers to create custom compilation discs.
Still determined not to co-represent clients with Michael Ovitz's Artists Management Group, Creative Artists Agency has parted ways with longtime client Sydney Pollack.
Hachette Filipacchi Magazines president and CEO Jack Kliger tried to end media speculation that George, the struggling consumer political magazine co-founded by John Kennedy Jr., would be sold or…