Pegasus Communications Corp. agreed to buy Digital Television Services (DTS) for $250 million in stock and assumption of debt Thursday, making Pegasus a major force in the sale of DirecTV service to…
Natasha Henstridge ("Species") has been signed to star in the romantic comedy "It Had to Be You." Steven Feder ("The Cottonwood") is set to direct from his own screenplay about an engaged woman who…
Anglo-American acts made a clean sweep of the fourth annual MTV Europe Music Awards at the massive 8,000-seat megadome rock 'n' roll venue the Ahoy Stadium in Holland's second largest city…
A recent campaign fundraiser for Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.) at the home of composer Marilyn Bergman drew a healthy mix of producers, writers and entertainers.
In a significant step up in scale for both parties, Viacom Inc.'s Nickelodeon network and Seattle-based edutainment software kingpin Humongous Entertainment have inked a five-year exclusive deal to…
Def Pictures and Polygram Filmed Entertainment have acquired Nicholas Brandt and Bridget Blake-Wilson's adaptation of Octavia E. Butler's sci-fi novel "Kindred" for mid-six figures.
Mexico's Academy of Film Arts and Sciences has chosen Arturo Ripstein's "Profundo Carmesi" ("Deep Crimson") as its entry for an Oscar in the best foreign-language film category.
The NBC O&Os are talking with King World Prods. about partnering on a live morning show, probably fronted by WNBC's genial weatherman Al Roker and a female co-host.
Director Rob Stone and the Directors Guild of America have settled their legal battle over the rights to a documentary featuring helmers from the guild.
The primetime Nielsens article Wednesday used incorrect five-day averages for the November sweeps. Correct averages, updated to include the sweeps’ sixth night, are: ABC, an 11.0 rating, 18 share in…