It's somehow fitting that CBS' lavish Tavern on the Green party following its fall schedule unveiling May 22 at Carnegie Hall was so rudely interrupted by news of a massive corporate shakeup.
The Senate approved by an 84-15 vote Friday a measure that calls on budget writers to cut spending if spectrum auctions fail to raise as much as revenue as they expect.
Franco Iseppi, the director general of Italian pubcaster RAI, has announced plans for a multilingual Euronews channel to be launched by the end of the year as part of RAI's satellite lineup.
Domestic distribution rights to “One Man's Hero” were originally purchased by Orion and ended up with MGM following the merger of the two companies. Information in a May 13 story was incomplete.
The 23rd annual Seattle Intl. Film Festival, running now through June 8, will climax with a closing-weekend workshop dubbed "Moving Stories: A Forum on Screenwriting and Cinematic Literacy."
Natasha Richardson, who starred in "Nell" and "Widow's Peak," has been cast in Walt Disney Pictures' remake of "The Parent Trap," scheduled to start shooting on July 15.
Time Warner appears to be moving forward with plans to take a minority stake in France's second-largest cable operator, Compagnie Generale de Video Communication (CGV).
Santa Monica College's new Academy of Entertainment and Technology may receive an added $1.25 million kick from the proposed 1997-98 budget of Gov. Pete Wilson. The state budget is scheduled to be…
Miramax Films' "Cop Land," the second feature film by "Heavy" director James Mangold, which stars Sylvester Stallone, is undergoing significant reshoots, sources say.
Keith Samples, CEO and founder of Rysher Entertainment, who always had been a reluctant "suit," has resigned from the 2-1/2-year-old company, having been bitten by the directing bug.