"King of the Hill" has shifted to Tuesday with an adults 18-49 victory in its 8-9 p.m. hour, but that accomplishment was overshadowed by a dominating performance the next hour by the premiere of…
The BBC has struck a deal to supply international news reports to the PBS station WLIW Garden City (Long Island), N.Y., and by extension to 25 other PBS stations in major U.S. markets.
As expected, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer has emerged victorious in the first round of its litigation with Sony Corp. over Sony's right to create a competing James Bond franchise.
Summit Entertainment has promoted several execs in its creative affairs and distribution and servicing departments.
Alliance Communications has picked up Canadian rights to Emir Kusturica's "Black Cat White Cat," which will premiere in competition at the Venice Film Festival.
MTV Films has optioned Josh Berezin's soon-to-be-published book "Getting Into Yale" from Wind Dancer Films, and signed newcomer Eric Fleming to write and direct a feature adaptation.
"A Hard Day's Night," the Beatles film that encapsulated the mania surrounding the band and which is credited with inspiring the era of musicvideos, will be re-released by Miramax Films next year…
Aiming to hit harder at Latin America's perennial piracy problem, the Motion Picture Assn. and regional cabler org TAP announced a joint initiative Wednesday.
The submissions deadline for the 1998 Austin Film Festival has been extended to Aug. 15. The event, unspooling Oct. 1-8, presents cash and services prizes in three categories: fiction feature, short…
Signaling the important roles that online and the Internet will play in Barry Diller's growing USA Networks, the cabler has tapped Alan Citron to oversee its new interactive division.
Alan Seiffert has been named veepee of business and legal affairs for Fox's Twentieth TV.