As several competitors circled, TriStar producer Wendy Finerman staked a bounty of $ 225,000 against $ 750,000 to option the screen rights to "One for the Money," Janet Evanovich's novel to be…
Pierre DesRoches has unexpectedly resigned as executive director of Telefilm Canada, the country's most influential film and TV funder. DesRoches, who has helmed Montreal-based Telefilm for the past…
What's come to be known as the "lesbian kiss" episode of "Roseanne" has been scheduled to air March 1 -- the last Tuesday of the February sweeps -- but it will carry a parental advisory.
Further rollbacks in cable TV rates will threaten cable's ability to deliver information superhighway technologies to consumers, the National Cable Television Assn. claimed Thursday.
Rookie indie production outfit Muse Prods. has optioned two novels from the Jim Thompson estate for around $ 800,000, including backends "The Killer Inside Me" and "Savage Night."
France's first pay-per-view service will be launched in May, according to a Feb. 17 statement from major cable operators Lyonnaise des Eaux and France Telecom.
Score one for NBC. KRON-TV San Francisco dropped its plan to preempt NBC's "Late Night With Conan O'Brien" in favor of MCA's syndicated strip "Last Call."
Broadcasters are urging the House telecommunications subcommittee to include a broadcast industry "wish list" in information superhighway legislation that will be voted on next week.
KNBC-TV's longtime entertainment critic David Sheehan has made his long-rumored departure from the Peacock O&O, sources say.
Sony Pictures Classics has picked up all North American rights to the feel-good Russian/French movie "Window to Paris," screening here in the Panorama section of the 44th Berlinale.
In what's shaping up as a potential collision on the information superhighway between Hollywood and the Baby Bells, the MPAA is calling for tougher rules ensuring that telephone company entry into…