Former model Terry Farrell has been cast as the female lead opposite Ted Danson in the CBS/Paramount sitcom "Becker." Farrell will play the owner of the local diner that Danson's character frequents…
FROM NCTAFor the second year in a row, cablers closed their annual convention by giving Ted Turner a stage and cheering him on as he bashed News Corp. topper Rupert Murdoch.
In a move that blind-sided front-running Court TV suitor Evercore Partners, Discovery Communications has bid $350 million for the legal cable network. Evercore will not come back and try to top…
Hoping to generate more buzz among moviegoers, 20th Century Fox has postponed for one week the national release of its Warren Beatty-helmed political satire, "Bulworth."
Australia's largest cinema chain, the Greater Union Organization, is entering its fourth offshore market via a new joint venture with Polish exhibitor Echo Cinema.
Sony Pictures Entertainment, looking to reward its senior brass for last year's "successful growth" in its entertainment holdings, named Howard Stringer as chairman and John Calley as president and…
Bill Cable, an actor and stuntman, died March 7 in Los Angeles of complications resulting from a motorcycle accident he suffered 18 months earlier. He was 52.
British Sky Broadcasting saw its pre-tax profit drop 8% to £74.7 million ($124 million) in first three months of 1998, as increasing program costs coincided with a slowdown in subscriber growth.
Passionate and drawn-out testimony piled up in Room 16 at City Hall on Wednesday.The City's Planning Commission heard more than 100 speakers testify on the sale of Broadway theaters' "air rights" -…
The New Zealand government is giving every indication that it is preparing to sell one of TVNZ's two channels. And the likely buyer may be Rupert Murdoch's News Corp. -- a possibility that has upset…
Internet upstart Amazon.com edged out No. 3 bookstore chain Crown Books last week, moving itself into the triumvirate of booksellers -- that's on- and off-line, as founder and prexy Jeff Bezos points…