EchoStar Communications Corp. on Sunday will launch its third satellite (EchoStar III) from Cape Canaveral Air Station in Florida, allowing the satcaster to expand its channel offerings via the Dish…
In yet another shift at Ciby 2000, Michel Derbesse, managing director of the Bouygues Group --- which owns the production company --- has been named chairman of the Ciby 2000 supervisory board.
Longtime CAA agent Todd Smith has ankled the tenpercentery and joined Atlas Entertainment as a partner with Dawn Steel, Charles Roven and Robert Cavallo.
Paramount's "Entertainment Tonight" has teamed with the Museum of Television & Radio to host a series of monthly screenings of classic TV movies.
"On my last film, 'The Ghost and the Darkness,' which we shot in South Africa, we built a gigantic tin shed for a soundstage and a storm came along and destroyed it bit by bit. I had dreadful weather…
Cinergi Pictures Entertainment Inc. chairman Andrew Vajna raised his buyout offer for public stock in Cinergi by 9¢ to $2.39 a share Thursday and hinted at another, but smaller, increase to come.
Twentieth Century Fox has shelled out mid-six figures against high six figures for Aaron Drane's actioner spec "I Died a Thousand Times" for Arnold Kopelson to produce, sources said Thursday.
With the release of "An Alan Smithee Film --- Burn, Hollywood, Burn," the Directors Guild of America's all-purpose pseudonym for disowned films will make the unlikely move from cultish devotion to…
The National Assn. for the Advancement of Colored People is accepting submissions for nominations for the 29th NAACP Image Awards, set for broadcast in February. Deadline is Oct. 31, and the…
"The bottom line is that most lots are used for television. When we went to make 'Devil's Advocate,' all the stages were taken up by 'Batman (& Robin).' In New York, Astoria was busy, all booked up."