PrimeStar execs announced Wednesday that the company has now successfully transformed itself from a partnership of five major cable companies into a privately held corporation with each of the…
Essence Communications has assembled a stellar group of performers for the two-hour "1998 Essence Awards" show to run on the Fox network in primetime late next month, including Prince, Mariah Carey…
Guerrilla filmmaker Michael Moore, who lambastes several major corporations for exploitation of labor in "The Big One," may need to turn his inquisitive camera on Miramax Films, the company that is…
Gary Busey ("Lost Highway") has joined the cast of Warner Bros. "Soldier," playing opposite Kurt Russell in the futuristic sci-fi thriller.
DreamWorks has bought the romantic comedy pitch "Second Time Around" from producer John Fogel and JAF Entertainment for low against mid-six figures.
As Fox hit "The X-Files" leaves Vancouver for Los Angeles, it's also leaving behind longtime executive producer-director R.W. (Bob) Goodwin and a few other production staffers who don't want to make…
Lisa and Homer will sound like themselves on the forthcoming 10th season of "The Simpsons" after all.
Europe's trade deficit with North America in films, TV shows and video is expected to rise to 9% in 1997. It surged 18% to $5.66 billion in 1996, the European Audiovisual Observatory (EAO) said.
"Jaws" scribe Peter Benchley has inked a deal with Atlantis Films to develop a syndie action-adventure series, "Amazon," revolving around a group of plane crash survivors who encounter a lost tribe…
Betty Thomas, the director and producer whose credits include Fox's upcoming "Dr. Dolittle," has jumped to Creative Artists Agency, which will represent her in all areas.
In the struggle to maintain control of one of Canada's largest private media empires, WIC's recently revised board of directors has adopted a little-used poison pill to ward off the latest takeover…
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