News Corp. said Monday it doesn't plan to sell its troubled book publisher HarperCollins, but instead will narrow the focus of its business and will take a $270 million one-time charge against…
Dimension Films, Miramax's genre banner, will produce "Killing Mrs. Tingle," based on the first script written by Kevin Williamson, who penned the screenplay for Dimension's blockbuster "Scream" and…
Terry Anzur, a former anchor and reporter at WCBS New York and KCBS Los Angeles, reportedly has won out over a score of female candidates to be Hal Fishman's new co-anchor on KTLA's weeknight "News…
CBS plans to air a two-hour telepic next season about Alex Kelly, the convicted rapist who spent eight years living the high life in Europe before turning himself in.
Universal Pictures has picked up the pitch "Lost and Found" from Tollin/Robbins Prods., which produced "Good Burger" for Nickelodeon Films. The pitch from Dan Schneider, who co-scripted "Good…
Sinclair Communications CEO-designate Barry Baker sent a letter to UPN on Monday contesting the netlet's claim that the Sinclair stations failed to legally end their affiliation agreements and…
The films of director John Cassavetes will be the subject of a retrospective that Film Comment magazine and Miramax Films will present in Gotham and Los Angeles Aug. 22-28.
The Producers Credit Board has been gaining steam, with the group's membership --- which originally numbered 50 --- steadily growing. Many high-profile producers have lent their names to the board…
Mackenzie Astin, last seen swooning in "In Love and War," has inked to do the hustle with Kate Beckinsale in Whit Stillman's "Last Days of Disco" for Castle Rock Entertainment, sources said Monday.
Billionaire oil man Marvin Davis, who has been scouting for a hotel-casino on the Las Vegas Strip since 1995, has come up with the answer in a joint venture to buy half interest in the Desert Inn…
The U.K.'s second-biggest cable operator, Telewest, and communications group NTL are in early talks about a possible merger.