Dean Valentine, president of Walt Disney TV and Walt Disney TV Animation, is in the final stages of negotiations to take over the helm of netlet UPN from departing prexy/CEO Lucie Salhany.
The WB Network's "The Jamie Foxx Show" will move from Wednesday to Sunday next month when the netlet rolls out its new fall lineup.
Gwyneth Paltrow has agreed to star opposite Michael Douglas in Warner Bros.' "A Perfect Murder," sources said. Paltrow will star as Douglas' wife in the story that is loosely based on the classic…
Red ink flowing from United Artists Theatre Group ran heavier in the second quarter, as higher film rental costs and lower attendance increased UA's net loss 15% to $9.2 million on 6% lower revenue…
The imbroglio stemming from Arnold Rifkin's profile in the Sunday London Times has taken on a new wrinkle. At issue: Did agents from the London office of the William Morris Agency actually send a…
Nickelodeon's inhouse animation unit has picked up a series based on TV's first half-cat, half-dog character, ordering 40 episodes of "CatDog" for a planned debut on the network in fall 1998.
Producer Robert Rehme was elected president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences at its board of governors meeting Tuesday evening.
Seagram Co. Ltd. lifted net profit 66% to $148 million in its fourth quarter ending in June, largely due to a $154 million profit on the sale of most of its Time Warner shareholding in late May.
Writers Guild of America members continued to offer mixed reactions Wednesday after the guild released the details of its new contract.
Howie Mandel has a new home in the Windy City --- Tribune Broadcasting's flagship WGN Chicago.