Julia Ormond's production banner, Indican Prods., has inked a two-year first-look deal with Fox Searchlight Pictures.
Hit NBC sitcom "Friends" has been sold into syndication --- in Canada. A deal recently was struck between distribber Warner Bros. Intl. Television Distribution and Toronto-based CHUM TV for the…
NBC has squeezed out a narrow households victory and dominated the key demos in Nielsen's May sweeps, a hyper-competitive month that demonstrated the growing importance of "event" programming to the…
For would-be Ingmar Bergmans (or Steven Spielbergs, for that matter), gathering coin for their fledgling cinematic efforts is generally one of the biggest stumbling blocks they encounter.
Josephson, Sonnenfeld shop deal “Men in Black” director Barry Sonnenfeld and former Columbia Pictures president of production Barry Josephson are shopping a first-look deal together to several…
The Clinton administration will tell the FCC today that it should not relax limits on media ownership, including rules which ban one broadcaster from owning more than one TV station in a market…
Westminster City Council has officially confirmed its ban on David Cronenberg's "Crash," which means the sex 'n' wrecks movie cannot be screened in London's West End cinemas.
Warm weather lured many people away from their favorite syndicated TV shows during the week ended May 11.
On Broadway, "lobby" is still a place to spend intermission. While legit producers and their press agents aren't above working the phones or heating up the fax machine to remind Tony Award voters of…
Spelling Entertainment Group Inc. named exec veepee Peter Bachmann president, formalizing Bachmann's role in the day-to-day management of the company. Spelling is 75% owned by Viacom Inc.
The folks at Twentieth TV and ABC are giving partial credit for the network's renewal of the David E. Kelley-produced drama "The Practice" to a grassroots Internet campaign to save the show