Peter Henton, the former VP of production for Showscan, has launched his own company, Dover Films, Inc, which will specialize in creating large format films primarily for location-based entertainment…
King World has sold its first primetime network TV series to NBC, the drama "Murder Inc." from executive producers Nicholas Pileggi, Albert Ruddy and Andre Morgan.
Though screenwriter Karen Croner said "One True Thing" isn't "about death; it's a movie about a daughter being brought to life as she just gets to know - and then loses - her mother," the pic is so…
Pax TV topper Lowell (Bud) Paxson wants the FCC to jumpstart the digital revolution by eliminating almost all ownership restrictions governing both broadcasters and cablers.
A federal court here has rejected the Federal Communications Commission's request to take another look at the agency's affirmative action policies.
Veteran telenovela producer and TV exec Nilton Travesso has been named to head programming at Bandeirantes, Brazil's fourth-ranked broadcaster.
October Films will hang 10 on the feature rights to surfing legend Jeff Hakman's bio "Mr. Sunset." October will partner with Hakman and his Quicksilver surfwear company to co-finance the low-budget…
NBC's Sunday telecast of the 50th annual Emmy Awards has presented the Peacock with a Sept. 6-13 primetime Nielsens win, delivering enough Nielsen stature to beat out Mark McGwire-boosted Fox and…
I am Roseanne, hear me roar: The opening day Nielsen numbers for "The Roseanne Show" weren't as big as some were expecting, but the early indications of viewer interest were positive for the King…
A two-year-old court case over a disputed terrestrial signal in Slovenia is finally nearing an end.
Following intense speculation that Miramax Films would buy the German-language thriller "Run Lola Run," Sony Pictures Classics picked up North American, U.K., Latin American and other territorial…