Tele-Communications Inc. will transfer control of the Starz! movie channel to its programming affiliate Liberty Media, it was announced Thursday, as part of a $400 million deal.
In an effort to ensure the survival of films produced during the golden years of Italian cinema, the country's deputy prime minister Walter Veltroni has launched an adopt-a-film initiative…
Mel Gibson and Palme d'Or-winning director Chen Kaige ("Farewell, My Concubine") have met about a possible collaboration on "A Tale of Two Cities."
CBS sportscaster Jim Nantz reupped with a new five-year contract at the Eye web, turning down an offer to host ABC's "Good Morning America."
Screenwriter Rand Ravich and New Line Cinema exec Bill Witten’s names were misspelled in Wednesday’s story about “The Astronaut’s Wife” being set up at New Line. * * * “Brooklyn South,” which CBS has…
The Recording Industry Assn. of America said the international steering committee, which represents the industry on Digital Videodisc matters, would have a final draft specification for a DVD music…
Network prime-time ad sales activity kicked into high gear Thursday, with most major webs seeking steep rate increases from movie studios and auto makers in a precursor to broader sales activity.
The European Court of Justice confirmed Thursday that Belgium cannot block broadcasts of Ted Turner's Cartoon channel from another EU member state, even though the channel does not meet Belgian and…
"Men in Black" director Barry Sonnenfeld and former Columbia Pictures president Barry Josephson are homing in on where they will set up shop.
Newcomers Paul Walker and Steve Van Wormer have inked as the fraternal twin leads opposite Dennis Hopper in "Meet the Deedles" for Disney, sources said Wednesday.