House Telecommunications Chairman Billy Tauzin (R-La.) said organizational reform of the Federal Communications Commission is moving forward now that he has approval for his project from Republican…
Fox Broadcasting Co. has tapped Audrey Steele as VP of sales research and marketing and named Andrea Scott director of audience research.
Continental Casualty Co. intends to sell to Fireman's Fund the renewal rights to businesses developed by its unit that provides insurance to a range of film, television, music and theater clients…
Aussie helmer Jamie Blanks, who made his feature debut at the helm of Sony/Phoenix Pictures' "Urban Legends," has signed to direct MGM's teen comedy "Munchies."
The big question is not what Hollywood Foreign Press Assn. members did with their votes -- it's what they're going to do with their money.
Venerable French helmers Claude Chabrol and Bertrand Tavernier will be among European directors presenting films in competition at the 49th Berlin Intl. Film Festival (Feb. 10-21), Berlinale…
John Cleese has gone from "A Fish Called Wanda" to a spy called Bond. The Brit actor-comedian has been cast as R, an incompetent, accident-prone assistant to Q, 007's deadpan gadget guru, in the Bond…
As expected, Fernando Trueba's "The Girl of Your Dreams" emerged as top pic at the 1999 Spanish Academy Awards, which took place Jan. 23.
A key indicator of entertainment industry activity -- location shooting in Los Angeles County -- continued to drop in the final months of last year, leading to a reduction of 4.2% between 1997 and…
The Directors Guild of America's proposed new contract with producers would establish nationwide jurisdiction over dramatic programs produced for basic cable at all budget levels, contrary to the…
After strong performances for three straight weeks, NBC has ordered four additional episodes of its Friday drama "Providence."