Armin Mueller-Stahl, the German actor who earned a best supporting actor Oscar nomination last year for his role in "Shine," has signed to co-star with Robin Williams in TriStar's "Jakob the Liar,"…
Brent Spiner will get at least $5 million to take his place on the bridge of the Starship Enterprise in Paramount's next "Star Trek" feature, according to sources.
The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences' Hall of Fame ceremony, which has had a difficult time in recent years finding networks willing to telecast it, has inked an agreement with Showtime to run…
Spanish-lingo broadcaster Telemundo Group's search for a strategic partner has narrowed to four companies, believed to be News Corp., King World Prods., CBS and a partnership between Sony Corp. and…
After seven years as a producer based at 20th Century Fox, Paul Schiff has inked a three-year, exclusive production deal with Walt Disney Pictures, where he'll rejoin his former mentor and colleague…
Paramount has become the fifth Hollywood studio to ink a lucrative, long-term pay and pay-per-view output deal with Sogecable, Spain's leading digital TV player.
The wheels of change for a commercial Irish web turn very slowly indeed, but one person is hoping to leapfrog the grinding machinery --- Live Aid maestro Bob Geldof plans to launch an Irish music TV…
Outgoing Federal Communications Commission chairman Reed Hundt said Thursday it is a mistake to threaten NBC's licenses because of the Peacock web's refusal to air the new TV content code.
CBS will step up its Internet presence with a 24-hour online news service, CBSnow, which will launch in January with 110 broadcast affiliates signed on to provide local content.
Nancy Berglass will join the Sundance Institute as director of planning and advancement. She will oversee the institute's development efforts, concentrating on financial development and long-term…
Encore Media Group has expanded its agreement with Miramax to include a commitment to take all Miramax label titles on an exclusive basis, boosting the overall number of firstrun titles airing on…