In what is considered an important victory for producers who use footage of now-deceased celebrities, a federal appeals court ruled that the makers of a series of how-to-dance videos could use movie…
Five years after two of France's most respected indie producers, MK2 and Lazennec, teamed up to create a joint distribution company MKL, the pair are splitting up.
Roseanne has landed big bucks and some of TV's prime real estate for her new talkshow venture with King World Prods.
Scripps Howard Prods. has acquired rights to Tami Hoag's novel "A Thin Dark Line," which is now being developed as a two-hour telefilm at ABC.
Showtime has done a radical makeover of its logo for the first time in 20 years. The new look features the network name in block letters with a "spotlight" emphasis on the "SHO" --- the abbreviation…
DeVito and De Niro together for the first time? Danny DeVito is in the process of pounding out a deal to direct "The Little Things" for Warner Bros. and producer Mark Johnson, and Robert DeNiro is in…
The Venezuelan-based Cisneros Television Group (CGT) today completed the 90% acquisition of Imagen Satelital, Argentina's largest premium channel programmer and distributor, for a total of $114…
For top-tier American TV shows, no foreign market is as hot right now as Great Britain. Commercial broadcaster ITV last week forked out a record price for terrestrial rights to the Warner Bros…
Kate Hudson, the 18-year-old daughter of Goldie Hawn and Bill Hudson, has landed her first feature role in "Ricochet River," an indie production from Dee Gee Entertainment now in pre-production.
Planet Hollywood has bumped Patty Casino to VP, national public relations. She will oversee all corporate relations for the company and its subsidiaries. Before joining Planet Hollywood, Casino was…