Time Warner Inc. and Tele-Communications Inc. will form two partnerships to manage jointly owned cable systems serving one million customers in Texas in a deal that helps both cablers cut their debt…
Spurred by the success of "Shine," Oz's Film Finance Corp. (FFC) has greenlit another piano pic for production --- "Passion," from "Breaker Morant" producer Matt Carroll.
Anne Heche will star opposite Vince Vaughn in the romantic drama "Force Majeure," which Joseph Ruben ("Money Train") will helm for Propaganda Films.
Italy pubcaster RAI said it will invest $60 million in Italian- and European-produced films overall in 1997 and 1998.
ouse telecommunications subcommittee chairman Billy Tauzin (R-La.) said Wednesday he will introduce legislation designed to reverse a decision by the U.S. Copyright Office to raise satcaster royalty…
For acquisition execs heading to the Toronto Film Festival this week, one of the hottest tickets is Saturday's midnight screening of "Orgazmo."
Bruce Ramer, one of Hollywood's leading attorneys, has been tapped by Gov. Pete Wilson to join the California Economic Strategy Panel.
Exports of French television programming rose 14.3% to 494 million francs ($82 million) last year, according to figures released by TV France Intl., the umbrella group that reps around 95% of…
ABC prexy Preston Padden is being summoned by the Senate Commerce Committee to explain his plan to eschew high-definition television for a slate of lower-resolution TV channels.
Backstreet Boys, Oingo Boingo and Casper? EMI/Capitol Entertainment Properties and Saban Records have teamed to create what is being billed as the industry's first soundtrack created for a…