The tenor of the coverage of Princess Diana's death was uncommonly emotional for network news, which speaks to the fact that the Princess of Wales exuded an aura of showbiz glamour unparalleled for…
"The Lost World: Jurassic Park" charged past $500 million in worldwide B.O. receipts last weekend, while Polygram's comedy "Bean" wowed Germany and Austria, and Fox's laffer "The Full Monty" had a…
Chris Petrikin: Lit Picks
Garry Shandling has been confirmed as a presenter for the 49th annual Primetime Emmy Awards being telecast Sept. 14 on CBS from the Pasadena Civic Auditorium.
The fate of independent film label Goldwyn Entertainment Co., acquired along with fellow indie Orion Pictures by MGM in July, remains bleak after the majority of the specialized film unit's employees…
Robert De Niro is in serious negotiations to star in "Ronin," the John Frankenheimer-directed drama shooting this fall in Europe.
Almost twoand a half years after debuting a strategy to lure young viewers with new, low-budget kid pics each month, pay cable service Showtime is placing a higher emphasis on children's programming…
Thanks to "continued dominance in programming," Television Broadcasts Ltd. (TVB) reported a 15% improvement in profits for the first six months of the year over the same period in 1996.
After years of broadcasting bigamy, burglary and bitches through inexpensive talkshows, networks have suddenly switched course in the battle for daytime supremacy and are now offering ... well…
South African pay TV channel M-Net has snapped up Africa's television rights to the rugby union's greatest showpiece, the 1999 Rugby World Cup.
Fine Line Features, in its first acquisition out of the Telluride Film Festival, has gulped down North American rights to "Passion in the Desert," the feature film directing debut of Lavinia Currier.