Time Warner's WB and Viacom's UPN are struggling weblets, putting as yet only a small dent in the Nielsen ratings of the Big Four.
Gregg Bello, fresh from a noteworthy performance in Hollywood Pictures' "G.I. Jane," will star with Robin Williams in TriStar's "Jakob the Liar," set to begin shooting this month in Central Europe.
Bill Bellamy, the comedian, film actor and MTV personality, has inked a deal with Universal Television to star in a comedy series being developed for him. No network is yet attached to the project.
The two Barrys --- Sonnenfeld and Josephson --- have rounded out their Disney-based staff with the creative production hires of senior exec Lisa Ellzey and junior execs Bill Melton and Valerie…
Trimark Pictures has acquired worldwide rights to the psychological thriller "Cube," the feature directorial debut of Vincenzo Natali.
Alliance Communications announced Thursday that it has kicked off Toronto lensing on "Family of Cops III," the latest installment in the series of suspense vidpics toplining Charles Bronson.
For only the second time in its 15-year existence, the Intl. Documentary Assn. has issued an Amicus Award, the org's highest honor --- and this one goes to Steven Spielberg.
Bob Thompson has been upped to executive VP for Fox Sports Net from his previous post of senior VP for rights acquisitions and regional network operations at the network.
"Zorro" is slashing its way into summer 1998. In the latest studio scheduling parry, Sony has thrust its Antonio Banderas-Anthony Hopkins swashbuckler "The Mask of Zorro" from the pic's original…
Jessica Steen, last seen smooching with Michael Richards in "Trial and Error," has joined the cast of Touchstone's "Armageddon," which started shooting this week in L.A.