Time Warner Inc. increased the size of a stock buyback program it has under way by 20 million shares to a maximum of 35 million shares, the company said Thursday.
Establishing itself as a cable phenomenon as well as the biggest thing ever to hit Comedy Central, the off-kilter animated series "South Park" on Wednesday night obliterated the viewership record it…
TV Guide has inked a deal to nab USA Today's senior television critic. In his new role as TV Guide's senior critic, Matt Roush, 38, will contribute a weekly review column as well as features to the…
Top Fox Kids Worldwide programmer Margaret Loesch is ankling the kidvid supplier, as expected, after months of negotiations on an exit agreement. But it's believed that a non-compete clause…
Italy's first national religious TV channel, "TeleVaticano," as national media dubbed it, will not start broadcasting at the end of November on Telepiu's digital satellite package as widely expected…
If ever there was a growth industry in motion pictures it's the area of fantasy and sci-fi costume design.
The American Society of Cinematographers will honor two-time Oscar winner Freddie Francis with its International Achievement Award, given annually to a foreign national who has made extraordinary and…
"The Mayor of Kingdom Come," which was supposed to be the next film from director Michael Winterbottom, has been put on ice for a year because of problems sealing the financing.
CBS and NBC, which are locked in one of the closest household November sweeps battles ever, are doing some 11th-hour fiddling to squeeze out as many rating points as they can.
Consolidated Film Industries, one of the country's largest motion picture film processing and post-production facilities, has tapped Bob Beitcher, an entertainment industry vet with expertise in the…
Warner Bros. has purchased a treatment for a horror thriller titled "Blood of the Gods," about a group of teenagers on a South Seas surfing trip who have to keep their heads as they're pursued by a…