Hardware chain Home Depot is underwriting a new live-action children's show to be distributed in syndication by Gotham-based indie MG/Perin.
Sony Pictures' High Definition Center, bracing for markedly increased activity in 1998 (when digital TV enters public consciousness), has hired Don Miskowich as VP, business development.
The U.S. leveraged buyout firm of Hicks, Muse, Tate & Furst has formed a $500 million investment fund with Venezuelan conglomerate Cisneros Group to invest in Latin American, Portuguese and Spanish…
Producers of Paul Simon's "The Capeman" have postponed the musical's Broadway opening by three weeks to give the creative team time to fix some problems. The $11 million musical, previously set to…
Columbia TriStar TV has inked a production and development deal with actress Whoopi Goldberg and her company One Ho Prods.
Showtime Networks Inc. plans in March to launch a 24-hour premium channel exclusively featuring action-adventure films, including several (such as the James Bond film "GoldenEye") making their…
Ticketmaster Group Inc. CEO Fredric Rosen announced Tuesday that his outfit has bought up the remaining third of Ticketmaster-Southeast from Universal Studios Inc., giving Ticketmaster full ownership…
Jurors began their first full day of deliberations Tuesday in the lawsuit by actress Hunter Tylo, who was fired from "Melrose Place" after getting pregnant.
In a terse letter to the Federal Communications Commission, Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.), the powerful chairman of the Senate Commerce Committee, has asked the agency to take another look at the…
Sylvester Stallone will be honored with the Charles A. Crain Career Achievement Award Jan. 10 at the Palm Springs Intl. Film Festival. Presented as part of the fest opening weekend gala, this year's…