While "X-Files" creator and executive producer Chris Carter makes no secret of his having been inspired by the 1974-75 ABC series "Kolchak: The Night Stalker," Carter had other projects on his mind…
HBO has given a third-season renewal to the Robert Wuhl comedy series "Arli$$," with 13 episodes skedded to debut in summer 1998.
Cinergi Pictures Entertainment Inc.'s net loss ballooned to $9.8 million in the third quarter, from $294,000 a year earlier, as a result of costs related to the winding down of the indie.
With a seamless transfer of leadership, the Viennale (October 17-29) stayed the course. Reborn five years ago under the direction of Alexander Horwath and Wolfgang Ainberger, the Viennale is now a…
Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc.'s net loss shrank from $3.3 million to $274,000 in the September quarter on 13% higher revenue of $124.7 million, it said Thursday.
Engineering Animation Inc. may be based in the sleepy university town of Ames, Iowa, but its main address and generic name haven't prevented it from becoming, as of Thursday, one of the biggest…
Shandwick Convergence, a new division handling technology companies, has been announced by Rogers & Cowan parent company Shandwick Intl. The move confirms a trend among praiseries to broaden their PR…
Martin Roth Prods. and Mustang Films have offices in the same building but are otherwise unaffiliated, contrary to what was reported in an Oct. 20 story on the Hollywood Film Festival.
Just in time for Halloween, the Barrys went batty for a new novel about giant bats, with Barry Sonnenfeld and Barry Josephson making a preemptive deal at Touchstone for "Vespers," a 15-page treatment…
E! Entertainment Television and Sony Electronics have teamed up to introduce consumers to the breaking DVD technology by promoting a sweepstakes that will give away some of this cutting-edge hardware…
Satcasters told Congress Thursday that their efforts to offer viable competition in the video marketplace are being stymied by cablers who are trying to corner the market on valuable sports…