"Teletubbies" and "Tots TV" were thrust into the same licensing pen as the original "Halloween" and "Godzilla" Monday when Handleman Co. bought 75% of Itsy Bitsy Entertainment for an unspecified…
The WB netlet will launch an ethnic comedy night Thursdays this fall and will shift the teen hit "Dawson's Creek" to Wednesdays at 8 p.m., just months after the show helped the WB launch "New…
Four months after its launch, HAL Films, the U.K. production venture backed by Miramax, has unveiled its first development slate of nine projects, involving leading British writers such as Fredric…
Director Dennis Dugan, whose credits include "Happy Gilmore" and "Beverly Hills Ninja," has signed a seven-figure deal to helm "Clockstoppers" for Paramount Pictures and producer Gale Anne Hurd.
When CBS put out a press release on May 14 touting ratings highlights for all of its news programs -- with the exception of "Public Eye with Bryant Gumbel" -- the writing was on the wall.
After two years of saying it's about to enter the jungles of Latin American pay TV, Leo the Lion has finally done so.
Roll up for the battle of the Ripleys. Fine Line Features has committed to a $12 million version of Patricia Highsmith's novel "Ripley's Game," in direct competition with "The Talented Mr. Ripley," a…
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Originally ran March 27, 1997The '60s marked a period of dramatic development for the Cannes Film Festival. The turbulence of 1968, with screenings brought to an undignified halt by a groundswell of…
Primestar Inc. finally reversed itself Friday, as observers expected, and said it was postponing indefinitely its $400 million debt offering in the wake of a major setback from the U.S. Dept. of…
Ernesto Di Sarro has been elected president of ANEC.
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