Alcon Entertainment -- a startup indie with its own financing from FedEx chairman Frederick W. Smith -- has set up two greenlit projects with plans to make as many as three to four low-budget pics…
The disappointments of CBS' first-week Winter Olympics results are rapidly snowballing into an avalanche of week-two woes. CBS nevertheless overcame weather-related difficulties, time-zone hurdles…
Mediaset president Fedele Confalonieri confirmed Wednesday that the Silvio Berlusconi-owned company is holding talks with global media baron Rupert Murdoch, but he denied that the discussion centered…
UPN has signed actor Robert Urich to star as the Captain in its upcoming revival of "The Love Boat," set to debut Monday, April 13, at 8 p.m.
Discop 1998, the Central and Eastern European television market, has been set for June 25-27 at the Hyatt Hotel in Budapest, Hungary. The event is expected to attract 800 participants, according to…
The foul-mouthed third-graders of "South Park" have made TV history, clocking in as the highest-rated show in all of cable for the second week in a row.
"Wag the Dog" helmer Barry Levinson has been named ShoWest's 1998 director of the year. He will receive his tribute at the ShoWest Awards in Las Vegas on March 12.
The Bonton Group and Sony Music Entertainment have formed a joint venture in the Czech Republic. The company, Sony Music/Bonton, will begin operations in early March.
In an effort to reach more Hispanic viewers, CBS plans to offer a Spanish-lingo simulcast of its new Ann-Margret drama series "Four Corners," set for a two-hour premiere Feb. 24.
Carl Icahn's newly formed Stratosphere Entertainment is in final talks to acquire Pavel Chukhrai's Russian-language film "The Thief" for low to mid-six figures at the European Film Market in Berlin…