FCC chairman Reed Hundt dared Tuesday to go where few regulators have dared before: regulation of broadcast news.
As producers rush to remake old works, they are finding the biggest hurdle is securing rights. In current contracts, it's clearly defined who owns remake, sequel and TV series rights to a property…
Barry Pepper, seen in the upcoming Fox feature "Firestorm," has been cast in DreamWorks/Par's "Saving Private Ryan," a World War II drama starring Tom Hanks and directed by Steven Spielberg.
Planet Hollywood Intl. Inc. has added several marketing and merchandising exec positions.
Steven Bochco Prods. has inked an exclusive, three-year overall deal worth an estimated $1.5 million with Paris Barclay, who will produce and direct ABC's "NYPD Blue" next season.
Michael F. Thomas will join Turner Original Prods. as VP of production, where he will be responsible for overseeing the physical production of all of the division's originals, including all budgeting…
The fragile industry coalition that MPAA topper Jack Valenti has nurtured for the past year is showing signs of strain, and could possibly collapse under congressional pressure to rewrite the new TV…
Jonathan Levin, the schoolteacher son of Time Warner CEO Gerald Levin, was found dead in his Manhattan apartment Monday night, killed by a gunshot wound to the head, according to an autopsy.
Court TV has created a live, daily two-hour series aimed at answering everyday legal questions posed by cable subscribers.
Garth Ancier no longer will be involved in the day-to-day production of Columbia TriStar TV Distribution's talkshow "Ricki Lake," as part of a settlement with the studio, sources said.
Remakes of classic films like "Sabrina" and "An Affair to Remember" bombed at the box office, so Hollywood is lowering its sights: The studios are throwing big bucks at camp.