One part family homecoming and one part religious revival meeting, the Urbanworld Film Festival found its niche during its second edition, which ran Wednesday through Sunday in Gotham.
New England movie buffs are getting their first extended shot at seeing the Sundance Channel through a launch deal engineered by Sundance with the Massachusetts and New Hampshire cable systems owned…
Andrew Franklin is being upped to executive producer of MSNBC's "Time & Again," the all-news cabler is expected to announce today.
Black Entertainment Television has signed a 10-picture deal with producer Roy Campanella Jr. to produce TV films for BET's cable webs.
The FCC decided Friday to put about 130 TV licenses on the auction block, but bidding will be limited to individuals and companies who have already applied for the licenses in question.
Robert Rehme, who started out in showbiz as a 16-year-old theater usher in his native Cincinnati, has been re-elected president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences.
Scribner, the longtime publisher of Ernest Hemingway, confirmed last week that Papa's got a brand new book.
Japanese direct satellite platform SkyPerfecTV aims to go public in 2000 by floating its shares on the over-the-counter market, a company spokesman said Friday.
Producer George Zaloom is developing a "Wonderful World of Disney" telefilm on the life of the pioneering, globetrotting femme journo Nellie Bly.
Just as New Line greenlights the sequel to "Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery" with Mike Myers and Heather Graham ("Boogie Nights"), Myers has completed two new deals with Warner Bros.
Live entertainment promoter and producer SFX Entertainment Inc. said Friday that it agreed to acquire the producer of the successful "The Magic of David Copperfield" live show in a deal valued at…