TriStar has optioned the screen rights to Knopf's "Flash Forward: Growing Up in the Shadow of Hollywood." It's unusual because while it's been celebrated by critics, "Flash Forward" is a $35 coffee…
Sports agent David Falk has joined forces with black-oriented showbiz company Space Station TV to broker the production of theatrical movies and made-for-cable pics geared to the urban, ethnic market.
Two long-awaited private broadcast licenses in Hungary have finally been awarded.
Telepictures Prods. has promoted Kevin E. Fortson to the newly created post of senior VP of production. Fortson has been VP of production for Warner Bros.' Telepictures since 1993.
Dick Clark Prods. is developing a talkshow vehicle for Jackie Guerra, the actress-comedian who starred in the short-lived sitcom "First Time Out" on the WB Network in 1995.
Twentieth Television has promoted Steve Friedman to the newly created position of vice president, marketing and strategic planning.
Showtime Event Television, perhaps mindful that Saturday night's bite-shortened heavyweight championship fight between Evander Holyfield and Mike Tyson had set a record for pay-per-view buys and…
Just when the Canwest-owned web TV3 thought it had the Kiwi youth market to itself with a June 29 launch of its new TV4, Auckland pubcaster TVNZ announced it will devote an entire channel to MTV.
Navarre, one of the industry's leading indie music distributors, has undergone a complete restructuring as part of a five-year strategic plan.
TBS Superstation has acquired the off-net rights to 88 episodes apiece of the UPN comedy "Moesha," starring Brandy Norwood, and the WB sitcom "The Parent 'Hood," both of which will premiere on the…