Tele-Communications Inc., the nation's largest cablecaster, is reaping the benefits of a rate increase, rising subscribers and a big boost in advertising in the third quarter with a tremendous surge…
Director Mike Nichols has optioned Scott B. Smith's first novel, "The Simple Plan," in a deal valued at $ 1.1 million.
"Spread Eagle," a four-hour miniseries based on a story by Ken Follett, was unveiled yesterday as the first original drama production to be commissioned by British Sky Broadcasting, the satellite TV…
Warning all production executives: keep track of your expense receipts! The Internal Revenue Service has just ordered a copy of the Hollywood Creative Directory in its efforts to clamp down on tax…
Sidney Lumet, whose diverse body of work has always exemplified a unique insight into the art of character exploration, will receive the 1993 D.W. Griffith Award, the highest honor bestowed by the…
Don Bluth's Dublin-based animation studio is finally poised to rise from the ashes of bankruptcy, with new owners and filmmaker John Boorman as its chairman.
The U.S. Dept. of Justice this week asked a D.C. court to postpone until after President-elect Clinton takes office oral arguments on the cable TV industry's challenge to the new cable reregulation…
The second in a series of nine Humanitas Master Writers Workshops will be held on Nov. 21 at the Adult Education Center in Westwood.
British telecom giant Cable and Wireless has agreed to invest T30 million ($ 20 million) in the U.K. cable TV operations of BCE, formerly known as Bell Canada Enterprises.
Republic Pictures Corp. posted record third-quarter net earnings of $ 162,000 (4 cents a share) for the quarter ended Sept. 30.
Gotham's famed Madison Square Garden cut 34 staffers off its roster yesterday in all areas of the company from senior management on down, according to sources familiar with the Paramount…