France used to import almost all its sitcoms from the United States. Now it is starting to export. HBO is to format TeleImages' sitcom "Pizz'Annex," which aired on pubcaster France 2 last year.
With the official lineup for the Cannes Film Festival due to be announced Thursday, the one thing that can be said with virtual certainty is that the United States, and specifically the Hollywood…
Having disposed of the cable TV rate-regulation issue, FCC chairman Reed Hundt is gearing up for another controversial topic: the state of children's TV programming.
Jay Leno's former manager and producer Tuesday said she filed a $ 30 million libel suit against the Walt Disney Co.'s book publishing unit and the author of a book about Leno's "Tonight Show."
20th Century Fox is close to securing the foreign distribution rights to Mel Gibson's "Brave Heart," which will put the pic back on track after reported misgivings at Paramount over the feature's $…
NBC has confirmed this will be the final year of "L.A. Law," with the drama winding up its eight-year run on the network May 19. The series will begin a four-episode story arc April 28 leading up to…
It was a war of spin at CBS and ABC press conferences Tuesday marking the end of the official TV season, as the two networks staked out turf looking ahead to a tight battle next season.
James Mathers was director of photography on the Fox telefilm "Honor Thy Father and Mother: The True Story of the Menendez Murders." Due to incorrect information supplied by Fox, his name was…
Miramax Films and Woods Entertainment closed an estimated $ 300,000 against $ 600,000 deal for Scott Rosenberg's spec script "Beautiful Girls" Tuesday, ending more than a week of wrangling for what…
The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences will advise three Russian TV systems on establishing their own TV academy and producing an awards show similar to the Emmys.
CBS announced that three longtime network veterans are being promoted to executive vice president. They are senior vice president for sales Joe Abruzzese, senior vice president for research and…