Actor Robert Mitchum, whose tough-talking, rough-living macho film persona was nourished as much by his off-screen exploits as by the roles he played, died Tuesday in his sleep at his Santa Barbara…
Michael Cimino, Oscar-winning director of "The Deer Hunter," is attached to direct Trimark Pictures' "The Dreaming Place." The pic, which is in the early stages of development, will be a male…
The war against the censors has escalated to new heights in the Philippine cinema industry as producers, directors and other members of the industry have taken their battle to the Senate.
Putting off for another year speculation about a permanent home for the Academy Awards, Oscar will likely return to the L.A. County Music Center's Dorothy Chandler Pavilion in 1999.
DTH broadcaster Sky Latin America has hired four new executives for senior management posts.
Hal Gessner has been named exec producer of "CBS News Saturday Morning," the new two-hour weekend show bowing in mid-September.
San Diego and Phoenix are the latest stops on King World Prods.' Western sales blitz for its hot new Roseanne talkshow. Station bids for the fall 1998 entry are due at high noon today; King World is…
After a year of intense lobbying, including a protest march led by Jackie Chan, the legislature has passed a new copyright law that provides for tougher criminal penalties against parallel importers…
In a deal that could put helmer Anthony Minghella behind the camera of another epic love story, United Artists president Lindsay Doran has ascended "Cold Mountain," paying $1.25 million for the…
Wide-ranging changes to the license of South African pay-TV station M-Net were published in the official Government Gazette at the weekend, drawing fire from all sides, especially pubcaster SABC.
NBC remained in control of the primetime Nielsens during the June 23-29 week, winning the adults 18-49 race by at least a full ratings point for the eighth week in a row. That's the longest such…