"Xena: Warrior Princess" lassoed double-digit Nielsen gains in the week ended Jan. 31, but even a raft of Super Bowl-related preemptions couldn't knock "X-Files" reruns out of the top spot among…
The trans-Atlantic culture wars are over and aren't about to start again -- at least according to Motion Picture Assn. of America chief Jack Valenti.
Rupert Murdoch's newly established News Corp. Europe said Wednesday that it might give up plans to take control of Italy's digital TV platform Stream -- if Italy's Parliament confirms a recent…
DreamWorks' "Saving Private Ryan" and Miramax's "Shakespeare in Love" were the biggest beneficiaries at the box office post-Tuesday Oscar announcements. "Ryan," which was pulled out of national…
Famke Janssen (“Goldeneye”) is set to star in the romantic comedy “Love and Other Indoor Sports,” produced by Mark Damon’s Behaviour Worldwide. Valerie Breiman helms from her own script. Her previous…
Leslie Nielsen has agreed to topline a 38-city national tour of "Darrow," a one-man play penned by David Rintels. Nielsen, who does for Hollywood what "Weird Al" Yankovic does to the record industry…
Italy's pubcaster RAI presented its first thematic digital TV channel in Rome Tuesday: The Raisport service is free and will initially broadcast eight hours a day via Hotbird satellites. By the end…
House Telecommunications subcommittee topper Billy Tauzin (R-La.) is worried that an FCC plan to launch a thousand new low-power radio outlets could have unexpected consequences, including the rise…
New Line Cinema has upped Marsha Hook Haygood to exec VP of administration.
Hearst has finalized a deal to distribute and co-finance Miramax's Tina Brown-edited, Ron Galotti-published Talk magazine.
As part of its continued expansion, TEAM Communications Group has tapped industry veteran Jonathan (Jody) Shapiro president and chief operating officer. Shapiro has also been elected to TEAM's board…
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