HBO, charged up by its subscribers' response to the Tom Hanks miniseries "From the Earth to the Moon," is developing minis on the civil-rights movement in the 1950s and '60s; the effect of drugs on…
Distribution veteran Jack Foley is ankling his post as head film buyer for Gotham-based City Cinemas to head up theatrical distribution for October Films, according to sources.
Tele-Communications Intl. (TINTA) continues to consolidate its international cable holdings, announcing Monday that it will sell off its Israeli and Maltese interests while increasing its stake in…
Gloria Reuben of TV's "ER" will star in the indie film "Macbeth in Manhattan," which begins shooting June 8 in Gotham.
Becoming the first private web with nationwide distribution to shut down in Europe's most competitive TV territory, Nickelodeon Germany ceased broadcasting on Sunday.
Singing thesps Vanessa Williams and Mandy Patinkin have signed to join puppet stars Elmo, Bert, Ernie, Big Bird and the rest of the "Sesame Street" cast in the Jim Henson Pictures/Children's…
VH1 will bring back the concert series "Hard Rock Live" for a second season, but this year the show has a different sponsor, American Express.
The Kushner-Locke Co. has formed a joint venture with Enrique Cerezo to launch Gran Canal Latino, a movie satellite channel for Latin America and Spanish-speaking markets in the United States.
On the heels of a strong showing in the May sweep, indie KCAL led the field Saturday at the local Emmy derby with eight wins for its news and sports productions.
Saul Williams and Sonja Sohn, the stars of Trimark's "Slam," will receive the first Perry Ellis Breakthrough Award at the Independent Feature Project's Gotham Awards, to be held Sept. 23.
Exhibitors overseas were delighted last week with "Deep Impact," pretty happy with "City of Angels" and generally underwhelmed by the caliber of films that used the Cannes festival as a springboard.