Michel Bouskila, managing director of UIP's Australian operation, suddenly ankled after little more than a year at the helm.
Jonathan Lawton is gassing up to write and direct New Line's Howard Stern project, titled "The Adventures of Fartman."
NBC has picked up four more episodes of the Malcolm-Jamal Warner series "Here and Now," bringing the total number of installments for the season up to 17. NBC Prods. series is exec produced by Bill…
NBC has extended a full-season pick-up to "Out All Night," the first-year sitcom starring Patti LaBelle and Morris Chestnut, committing to a total 22 episodes on the NBC Prods. series.
Downtown buildings were rocked yesterday by a special effects explosion touched off by the movie crew of Columbia Pictures' "The Last Action Hero," but the blast went off as planned and there were no…
American Movie Classics will become the latest basic-cable network to spin off a new niche programming service with the launch of a 24-hour-a-day channel dedicated to classic love stories.
George Lucas is dabbling in the theme park ride business again. His LucasArts Entertainment Co. has co-developed a simulation ride called Mirage, with Hughes Aircraft Co.'s training division, a unit…
A recent flurry of lawsuits over alleged conflicts of interest--not to mention the stiffening of the rules in the California State Bar's code of professional conduct-- has sent a tremor through…
Home Box Office is going after the Latino market in the U.S. and Latin America with a new multimedia development firm, Tropix.
MGM and Turner Entertainment announced yesterday that they are developing the third installment of the "That's Entertainment!" film series, MGM's compilations of movie clips from its vintage musicals.
KABC-TV has ridden the ample coattails of "The Oprah Winfrey Show" and a stronger-than-usual prime time performance to emerge as the leader of the November Arbitron sweeps with one night to go in the…