HBO Pictures is moving forward with the first original biopic on the life of controversial gossip columnist Walter Winchell, with Stanley Tucci ("Big Night") attached to star as Winchell and Paul…
The 13th annual Mipcom TV trade show wound down Monday with record attendance of 10,000 --- for the first time rivaling its elder sister, the international sales bazaar Mip TV, which is held in April.
The FCC took the first step toward setting a standard for the so-called V-chip that one day will allow almost every TV set sold in the U.S. to block programming based on its content rating.
MediaOne, the "broadband" arm of telco US West's new media group, announced Monday the launch of its anticipated video-streaming technology, which the company is tentatively calling MediaOne…
European top independent production company Endemol Entertainment is in late-stage negotiations in at least five Latin American territories for the sale of classic formats such as the "Soundmixshow,"…
Showtime expects to begin casting on a six-hour miniseries "The Life & Times of Joseph Bonanno" toward the end of the year, with shooting to start next March. At about $13 million, the project…
Although Albert Brooks would prefer to star in films he originates, he's taking an increasing number of outside jobs.
Cinemark Theaters CEO Lee Roy Mitchell and exec VP Tandy Mitchell will receive the Salah M. Hassanein Humanitarian Award at this year's ShowEast convention, ShowEast chairman Greg Dunn announced…
The other shoe on cable modems --- connections to the Internet many times faster than the fastest phone line --- has dropped at last.
To Helmut Thoma, outspoken head of Germany's leading free TV channel, RTL, digital television remains a "mad cow disease" that will be "very, very difficult to establish" in Germany. "But the…
Kevin Williamson --- the scribe behind the box office hit "Scream" and its upcoming sequel --- has inked an exclusive multiproject, multimillion-dollar film and TV production deal with…
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