The Aug. 4 edition of the A&E series "Biography," profiling Sylvester Stallone, landed the sixth-highest Nielsen rating in the history of the program: a 4.0. It got some of us wondering what the…
James Gandolfini is in final negotiations to join the cast of Steve Zaillian's "A Civil Action," for Touchstone Pictures.
Tele-Communications Inc. began to show early signs of a turnaround in the second quarter, on Friday reporting a 16% increase in cash flow to $706 million on 7% higher revenue of $1.6 billion.
Insect docu "Microcosmos," British drama "Mrs. Brown," the refurbished version of "Vertigo," Kiwi film "Topless Women Talk About Their Lives" and the Mohammed Ali docu "When We Were Kings" were the…
Bill Gates' billion-dollar investment in Comcast Corp. could unleash a flood of software money into the cable industry.
MGM has named Dan Taylor to the newly created position of executive VP for corporate finance. He'll be responsible for the development and implementation of financial growth strategies for the…
United Artists Theatre Circuit Inc. is to spend $175 million in the next three years building 450 new screens, it revealed Friday, in an effort by the exhibitor to start defending its core markets.
Government-backed body the Indian Trade Promotion Organization (ITPO) will for the first time sponsor a full-scale Film Fair in New Delhi from Aug. 23-31, heralding the 50th anniversary of India's…
Fax machines were working overtime this past week as copies of an Aug. 3 Sunday London Times profile of the William Morris Agency's Arnold Rifkin (complete with full-page photo) was the talk of the…
Alphastar, the smallest, most precariously funded of the direct broadcast satellite distributors, finally ceased operation on Aug. 8, leaving high and dry about 51,000 satellite dish owners.