The deal DirecTV and its sister satellite distributor USSB signed last March with Bell Atlantic has finally borne fruit, giving potential subscribers on the East Coast access to their 200 channels of…
Paxson Communications has entered an agreement to sell its Cedar Rapids, Iowa, station to a minority-owned broadcast company, with the hope that the deal will eventually result in a new formula for…
GERMANY In addition to taking over the post of managing director at Germany’s top-rated commercial web, RTL, Gerhard Zeiler will serve as the network’s programming director during his first year as…
Nickelodeon will run the fifth version of its annual $28 million Big Help-a-thon charity event aimed at kids on Oct. 17.
Kevin Spacey is in negotiations to star in "American Beauty," the DreamWorks black comedy scripted by Alan Ball that marks the film-directing debut of Sam Mendes.
While his "Black Cat White Cat" has received acclaim at the Venice Film Festival and was acquired by October Films, Yugoslavian director Emir Kusturica is stepping up preparations for his…
"The 1998 MTV Video Music Awards" racked up the kudofest's best Nielsen rating since 1990, pulling in 5.8 million households, which factored out to 8.9 million viewers.
Miramax's poker drama "Rounders" drew an $8.8 million hand and walked away the winner of a low-stakes post-Labor Day weekend box office game, according to studio projections.
The horror genre looks set to make waves in Spain as Aurum, the biggest film producer-distributor in the country, and hot young helmer Alejandro Amenabar ("Open Your Eyes") are lining up genre…
Scottish comedian Billy Connolly -- best known in the U.S. for his turn opposite Judi Dench in the period pic "Mrs. Brown" -- will be the master of ceremonies at this year's BAFTA L.A. presentation…
Polygram Filmed Entertainment prexy Michael Kuhn went on the offensive Sunday to champion his embattled company.