Billy Crudup, who made his film debut in Barry Levinson's "Sleepers," will star with Woody Harrelson in Stephen Frears' "HiLo Country" for Polygram's Working Title Films.
ABC has given a full-year pickup to its latenight frosh strip "Politically Incorrect With Bill Maher," meaning the show will be on the web's latenight schedule through the end of 1998.
While Oz's main pay TV carriers are in the throes of merger arrangements, Rupert Murdoch's Foxtel cabler has announced its first rate increase in its two years on air, with basic subscriptions rising…
In an acquisition that seemingly represents a shift in the conglom's business plan for its music operation, the Walt Disney Co. has ponied up $25 million to purchase Mammoth Records, a potent indie…
Scribes Terri Hughes and Ron Milbauer are now two for two after Universal picked up their teen horror pitch "Thirteen" for a six-figure fee, according to sources.
In a historic development, China has for the first time allowed a film and television company to go public.
German entertainer Thomas Gottschalk has inked an exclusive deal with Disney to host a series of TV shows produced by Buena Vista in Germany, and will appear in Disney feature films.
Mexico's No. 2 broadcaster on Monday announced plans for a worldwide initial public offering.
ABC Entertainment president Jamie Tarses and new entertainment chairman Stu Bloomberg, both showed up Monday at the Television Critics Assn. press tour in Pasadena, but they won't formally address…
Pamela Dresser directed MTV’s “Apt. 2F.” Her name was misspelled in the July 11 review.
Fox Broadcasting Co. today is expected to name Gary Hoffman senior VP of made-for-TV movies and miniseries, a post he held at Fox once before from 1993 to 1995.