In what amounts to a Chinese government reconnaissance mission into Hollywood, China's main film org has been meeting all week with studios and producers to encourage co-productions with American and…
Broadcasters are taking DirecTV to court in order to block the satcaster's efforts to keep 2 million subscribers from losing their CBS and Fox feeds by April 30.
The beginning of the end for "Home Improvement" helped the ABC laffer rally to its best Nielsen ratings of the season Tuesday on a night otherwise dominated by the conclusion of the Eye's Doris Duke…
ABC is finalizing a deal with Miramax and Touchstone TV for six episodes of an animated series based on Kevin Smith's first film "Clerks" as the latest addition to the primetime cartoon explosion.
The Santa Monica Film Festival has ramped up an impressive, intensive three days of screenings and panels that will culminate Sunday with the presentation of the first Moxie! Awards.
Bruce Willis will topline the independently financed pic "The Whole Nine Yards" for director Jonathan Lynn and Franchise Pictures.
Scandinavian media company Modern Times Group posted a 1998 net profit of 222 million Swedish kroner ($27.6 million), a rise of $64.1 million from losses posted last year.
Ashok Amritraj and Elie Samaha have agreed to end their filmmaking partnership in Franchise Pictures, with Amritraj selling his interest in the company to Samaha.
Continuing its yen for young-slanting pics, Columbia Pictures has bought a six-page treatment for an untitled ensemble comedy from husband and wife scribes Lisa Addario and Joe Syracuse.
Eleven Canadians to be given scientific and technical Oscars for three innovations will be honored by the Canadian Consulate at a lunch Thursday. Canadian Oscar nominees in the arts will be…
Longtime ABC News director Richard B. Armstrong will receive the Directors Guild of America's 1999 Lifetime Achievement in News Award during the 51st annual DGA ceremony on March 6.