"3rd Rock From the Sun" is journeying to the galaxy of "Home Improvement," "Seinfeld," "Friends" and other sitcoms poised to top the $100 million mark in off-network syndication license fees.
The summer's first $100 million-plus "event picture," 20th Century Fox's "Speed 2," got off to a slower- than-hoped-for $16.2 million launch over the weekend.
Warner Bros. has bid $100,000 against a $500,000 total exercise price for feature film rights to "The Invaders," the 1960s sci-fi ABC-TV show starring Roy Thinnes. Those rights, once owned by Carolco…
Bill Lord, who in his two years as news director has guided KNBC-TV to some of its best ratings of the 1990s, is resigning his post to return to his hometown of Seattle and KIRO-TV.
In a major cast revamp, Ron Eldard and Justine Bateman will exit the NBC sitcom "Men Behaving Badly" shortly after the start of its sophomore season, leaving Rob Schneider as the only remaining…
Senate Commerce Committee chairman John McCain (R-Ariz.) accused the House Commerce Committee of creating a "loophole" that would allow broadcasters to hoard valuable TV spectrum until well into the…
A group of vocal opponents to the Screen Actors Guild's proposed commercials contract picketed the union headquarters Friday, attacking the new pact for failing to include any significant payments…
Longtime Universal marketing exec Elizabeth Gelfand has been named to the newly created position of VP, marketing strategy, for Universal Pictures. She will report to Eddie Egan, senior VP marketing.
Electronic Ticket Marketing, which this year has been the primary ticket outlet for Dodgers baseball, is hoping consumers' familiarity with automatic teller machines will translate into a widespread…
The concerns a few years ago over the marriage between filmmaker creativity and technology gurus have all but been dispelled.