Wrestling has become such a huge ratings earner for basic cable that USA Network, which already runs a two-hour World Wrestling Federation extravaganza on Mondays at 9 p.m., is adding another…
Execs at the yet-to-hatch PAX Net spent a sizable chunk of their TV Critics Assn. press tour debut Saturday trying to make peace with scribes angered by the arguably homophobic wording of one of the…
"The summer has started," one French programmer said with palpable relief last week, speaking for many of his counterparts in Europe and Latin America as the World Cup ended and a wave of new…
Gotham-based indie distributor Zeitgeist Films has acquired North American rights to Susan Muska and Greta Olafsdottir's documentary "The Brandon Teena Story."
The WB sitcom "Movie Stars" has found a new home. The netlet confirmed Friday that Castle Rock TV will take over production of the Harry Hamlin starrer, which Studios USA decided not to produce even…
HBO and NBC dominated the 14th annual Television Critics Assn. Awards on Saturday, with Tom Hanks' sweeping miniseries "From the Earth to the Moon" walking away with program of the year honors.
New Line Television is dribbling into the hoop dreams biz with the Continental Basketball Assn., the NBA's official farm league.
The annual Army-Navy football showdown will remain on CBS for the next 10 years as part of a new pact announced Thursday. CBS Sports has locked up the rights to the legendary pigskin clash through…
Laura Lichtstein, a former director of development with Lobell-Bergman Prods., has inked as a VP of development with Denis Leary and Jim Serpico's New York-based Apostle Pictures.
With a projected $22.7 million opening thrust, Sony's "The Mask of Zorro" slashed its way to the top of the box office chart, edging out last weekend's top-grosser, Warner Bros.' "Lethal Weapon 4."
Liberty Media has named Gary Howard to run its new Liberty Capital subsidiary, where he "will be responsible for developing investment strategies and opportunities that take advantage" of the…