Talks between TCI topper John Malone and News Corp.'s Rupert Murdoch to take control of Primestar may have briefly cheered some on Wall Street, but the tete-a-tete was met in Washington with great…
Scott Ziehl has inked an unusual deal to direct and co-write his original story "Airtime" for Miramax Films.
Sixteen members of the Screen Actors Guild's Southern California territory have been approved as candidates for this fall's elections to the union's national board of directors.
Producers at ABC's "Home Improvement" have committed to having the program's characters wear seatbelts, a victory for the Entertainment Industries Council, which is trying to persuade all actors to…
A group of television industry engineers debated Tuesday whether to endorse a standard for the V-chip that would include the ability to block news, sports and commercials not classified under the TV…
Cablevision Systems Corp. gave up $2.06 a share to close at $83.38 Tuesday after the Woodbury, N.Y., cabler fell 5% short of second-quarter earnings expectations.
Village Roadshow has optioned first-time scribe Brian King's spec script "Breakdown in Evandale," with Vincenzo Natali ("Cube") attached to helm for producer Paul Schiff and co-producer Matt Berenson.
An agency to promote Italian film internationally will be officially unveiled Sept. 4 at the 55th Venice Intl. Film Festival.
Video music channel the Box continued its distribution momentum by signing a 10-year affiliation agreement with cable giant Time Warner.
Splash Films has optioned Douglas Stuart's screenplay "Welcome to the Promised Land," which it will develop as a $5.5 million pic to be helmed by Reb Braddock.
Another volatile day on Wall Street saw showbiz stocks sink along with the broader market, as the Dow Jones Industrial Average lost 112 points, or 1.3%, to close at 8462.85.