HBO's sister channel Cinemax is tossing out its complicated theme-night movie scheduling Sept. 1 in favor of slotting different movies every night at 8 and 10.
Giovanni Minoli, director of pubcaster web RAI-3 and one of the most innovative figures in Italian television, has commissioned a group of Italy's most prominent filmmakers to document 40 years of…
Veteran humor-meisters Chevy Chase, Don Rickles and Jack Warden have signed on to fill out the cast of MGM's pic "Dirty Work," a skewed comedy about a spiteful loser who opens a successful business…
John Sayles' latest film, "Men With Guns," will be screened as a world premiere gala presentation at the Toronto Intl. Film Festival, which runs Sept. 4-13.
A British branch of Pioneer Electronics Corp. will start production of set-top boxes in September that can be used for digital TV systems, and France's Canal Plus is slated as one of the major…
Her ABC sitcom may be history after nine seasons on the air, but Roseanne isn't disappearing from primetime entirely.
ABC has promoted Joseph J. Kreder to VP of national TV sales. In his new post, Kreder will oversee East Coast national advertising sales efforts for ABC's 10 O&Os.
Diane Keaton, alternating between directing and acting assignments, has inked as a thesp for "The Other Sister" under Garry Marshall's helm for Touchstone Pictures, the studio confirmed Monday.
U.S. digital TV operator DirecTV is in conversations along with its parent, the Hughes Group, to take a leading stake in Spain's second digital platform, Via Digital, skedded to launch in September…
HBO's live concert telecast featuring Garth Brooks performing in New York's Central Park --- an event that drew a record 250,000 attendees --- attracted the Time Warner pay cabler's largest audience…
NBC has tapped Turner Broadcasting System veteran Daniel B. Lovinger for the newly created position of vice president, international sales.