Izzy Asper's CanWest Global Communications has agreed to sell a large chunk of its 76% interest in Oz's Network Ten, after intense pressure from federal regulators. CanWest will sell $219…
In a significant ruling that could make obsolete the industry practice of obtaining clearances for the use of names and likenesses in films and TV shows, the California Court of Appeal has upheld a…
Black Entertainment Television's parent, BET Holdings, named just one person, Delano Lewis, to be the "committee" of directors charged with reviewing the $288 million buyout offer made last week by…
Joaquin Phoenix has been set to play a condemned man in "Force Majeure," the Propaganda Films drama to be directed by Joseph Reuben from a script by Wesley Strick.
Fortified by a production budget that has more than tripled during the past year, Italy's leading commercial-TV player, Mediaset, is aggressively going after a slice of the action for…
Producer Mace Neufeld is teaming with Stephen Sondheim and George Furth to bring their 1995 play "Getting Away With Murder" to the bigscreen for Paramount Pictures.
Digital Theater Systems (DTS) has inked a three-year strategic pact with optical disc distributor Image Entertainment that will see DTS-encoded content on Image releases, whether they be CDs, DVDs…
Ben Affleck has inked to pen and star in "Balling the Jack" for New Line Cinema, the studio announced Tuesday.
CBS' highly promoted night-after-the-Emmys Monday premieres scored competitive numbers, though down dramatically from a year ago, while WB's Sept. 15 premieres generated the weblet's second-best…
Newly hired UPN president and CEO Dean Valentine said Tuesday he plans to broaden the netlet's target audience in order "to be the No. 1 network, not just in demos, households, reach and…