Helmer Bob Gosse, here for Saturday night's world premiere of his feature "Niagra, Niagra" at the Venice Film Festival, has unveiled his next project, "A Violent Act," a screen adaptation by Gosse of…
South African pay TV channel M-Net has snapped up Africa's television rights to the rugby union's greatest showpiece, the 1999 Rugby World Cup.
Channel 4's commercial arm 4 Ventures announced Tuesday that is shedding 45 jobs as part of CEO Mark Thompson's major overhaul of the financially challenged broadcaster, bringing the total number of…
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions
Ever since the advent of cross-promotional partnerships in 1989, networks have tried to outdo each other in their bids for viewer attention. Whether they are promoting an individual show, an entire…
Five years after the TV industry came under withering public attack for trying to pass off "The Jetsons" reruns as educational television --- because it taught children "about living in the 21st…
The USC School of Cinema-Television has set the schedule for First Look, its semiannual showcase of student films. The event, scheduled for Oct. 6-9, will begin each evening at 7:30 p.m. at the…
As part of its strategic expansion abroad, Sony Pictures Entertainment has taken a 25% stake in Super TV, one of Taiwan's leading cable programmers.
Ronald F. Maxwell, who helmed the Civil War epic "Gettysburg," will produce and direct a prequel to that pic called "Gods and Generals" with indie financing from a group of Maryland businessmen.
The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences has awarded Emmys to three recipients for outstanding individual achievement in animation in advance of next month's 49th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards…
Seven Arts Pictures has upped Eric Sandys from VP of production to senior VP of production, the company announced Wednesday. He will report to chief exec Peter Hoffman.
For the syndication world, fall 1997 is shaping up to be the calm before a storm.