Amazon.com, frequently cited as one of the biggest commercial success stories on the Internet, was closed by unspecified technical problems Wednesday. Attempts to reach the popular Web site were…
More hard news and documentary programming are the foundations of a new programming lineup announced Wednesday by CNN.
Joseph Fiennes, younger brother of Ralph, is set to star opposite Gwyneth Paltrow in Miramax Films' latest romantic blockbuster, "Shakespeare in Love." The long-developing pic will start shooting…
Like it or not, Mr. and Mrs. America, here comes digital TV. That's the opening trumpet volley for this year's winter Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, arguably the largest helping of…
EXCLUSIVEUPN San Diego affil KUSI is threatening to drop its affiliation with the netlet later this month if UPN does not agree to block out the San Diego cable coverage of UPN's L.A. station, KCOP.
"Mouse Hunt" star Nathan Lane has joined the cast of MGM's psychobiological drama "At First Sight," studio prexy Michael Nathanson announced Wednesday.
Red Sky Entertainment, the upstart Vancouver-based film distributor, has announced its first slate of releases, and it is heavy on arthouse, foreign-language fare.
As expected, veteran arthouse exec Eamonn Bowles has joined the Shooting Gallery as president of TSG Pictures, the indie production company's new distribution arm.
Former Miramax Intl. president Ian Jessel has teamed with producer Lloyd Silverman to form the Artists Colony, a financing and distribution company that aims to back low-budget, edgy feature films…
The recent disqualification of two foreign films from Oscar consideration has some U.S. marketing execs calling for changes to a longstanding Academy rule.
America Online Inc. announced on Wednesday plans to expand and promote its online service in Germany. AOL Bertelsmann Online GmbH, a joint venture of America Online and Bertelsmann AG, will offer…