October Films, the Gotham-based specialized film distributor that is majority-owned by Universal Studios, is expected to announce shortly that Good Machine Inc. will become its exclusive foreign…
In what is surely the foolproof mark of growing status in Hollywood, Mike Judge is consistently unavailable for comment these days about his MTV creation "Beavis and Butt-head," about pending movie…
The House voted 345-85 in favor a final budget agreement Wednesday that includes a provision that will provide every TV station in the country with a second channel to launch a digital service.
While nobody knows if parents will find the new and expanded TV program ratings code user-friendly, it's becoming clear that with up to 45 separate possible permutations --- consider PGMA (VDL), for…
ABC again proved the top vote-getter in the 18th annual News & Documentary Emmys, snaring 29 nominations for programs broadcast during the 1996 calendar year.
About the only thing you'll get into trouble for on a Dick Donner set is taking yourself too seriously. Especially when Mel Gibson's around.
MGM has officially re-entered the network TV business after a three-year absence with CBS' midseason order for the drama "The Magnificent Seven," which is expected to be announced today.
The Assn. of Local TV Stations said Nielsen Media Research has raised its prices for ratings information to Fox, UPN and WB affiliates and independent stations by 27.9% over the last five years.
The eagerly awaited disc from producer-turned-artist Sean "Puffy" Combs was the nation's bestselling album last week with more than 560,000 copies sold. The tally for the Bad Boy/Arista Records disc…
There might be little connection between Richard Donner's propensity for pulling stunts on co-workers and his action meister's expertise in working with stunt pros, but his reputation for levity and…
Audiences will get a peek at "G.I. Jane" at not one but two Saturday-night sneak previews.