Touchstone Pictures and Samuel Goldwyn Co. have agreed to team on the $ 15 million to $ 20 million co-production of director David Ward's "The Program," the second movie in a three-picture…
Disney's animated smash "Beauty and the Beast" set a house record at the Odeon West End 2 Theater in London during its debut weekend with T45,868 ($ 78, 140), surpassing the mark set by "The Addams…
Private French television network TF1 is planning to launch a four-channel satellite "bouquet" for the French market, network president Patrick Le Lay said yesterday at Mipcom.
Sinead O'Connor Monday issued her first statement on her controversial destruction last week of a picture of Pope John Paul II on NBC's "Saturday Night Live," claiming that "I'm trying to tell the…
Promising increasingly broad cultural programming, Michael Blachly was appointed director of the UCLA Center for the Performing Arts yesterday.
Century Group Ltd. has christened its newly created domestic syndie wing with "Legends of the West With Jack Palance," a series of one-hour spex. The company, which holds worldwide distribution…
The sixth-season premiere of Paramount's weekly "Star Trek: The Next Generation" blasted the syndie series into a new ratings orbit.
U.S. cable programmers are looking to the future, which increasingly means casting their gaze toward Europe as the next market ripe for expansion.
Worldwide English-language feature film production starts were down 9% in the first three quarters of the year, from 306 to 277.
Central Prods., the production arm of ITV company Central TV, has unveiled a slate of international co-development and co-production deals at Mipcom.
Independent film distributors admitted yesterday that exhibitors are committing more screens to art and specialty films. However, they cautioned that unless the theater owners put someone in charge…