MGM Domestic TV Distribution is close to inking a deal with actor Meshach Taylor to host a Las Vegas-based daytime talk-variety show for fall 1998 or sooner. The show is the latest in a series of…
Declaring the personal computer a boon rather than a threat to the cinema industry, Andrew Grove, president of Intel Corp., is scheduled to accept the first Cinema Digital Technologies Award today…
Fox Kids Network, the Sci-Fi Channel, Nickelodeon and dozens of cablenets are estimated to have spent some $40 million since May 5 in what is easily one of Denmark's biggest media extravaganzas in…
Warner Bros. has purchased Rand Ravich's horror spec script "Wrath" for producer Andrew Lazar's Mad Chance Prods.
U.K. cable music channel the Box is upping the stakes in its ratings battle with MTV, undertaking a three-staged entry into satellite television.
Yoni Cohen is said to have resigned as Polygram Filmed Entertainment's vice president of television and broadcasting after less than a year in the job.
David Puttnam is to receive a British Film Institute fellowship May 22 for his ''outstanding contribution'' to British film.
It's a monster and it's coming to a theater near you May 23. Anticipation for Universal's "The Lost World" is palpable. Studio tracking is through the roof, with the film listed as the first choice…
Former Carolco Pictures CEO Peter Hoffman is merging his CineVisions financial consulting business with Graham Bradstreet's London-based ICE Media.
Miramax's Dimension Films division walked away from a surprisingly quiet bankruptcy court hearing Tuesday with the prequel, sequel and remake rights to Carolco Pictures' "Rambo" franchise for a cool…
Hero Prods., a Miami-based TV production and broadcast center, announced a three-year contract with United Family Communications to provide digital production, post-production and satellite uplink…