Turner Broadcasting System's attempt to purchase the Home Shopping Network is on hold. According to industry sources, Time Warner, a major shareholder in Turner with home shopping ambitions of its…
British helmer Iain Softley, scorching hot off the boffo buzz on "Backbeat," has inked a deal with United Artists Pictures to direct and exec produce its cyberpunk thriller "Hackers" with a possible…
French television distribbery Europe Images, a subsidiary of the giant Hachette communications group, has closed a distribution deal with one of France's leading documentary production companies, Les…
The diverse slate of restaurants at Universal's CityWalk will add a country music-themed eatery to its ranks with Country Star, a 14,000-square-foot, sight-and-sound extravaganza. A star-studded…
China tightened its already strict media controls Saturday, decreeing that foreign firms would not be allowed to set up or operate cable television stations.
The "Roseanne" soap opera went public again Friday, raising questions about the hit ABC comedy's status.
Turner Prods. and French pay TV giant Canal Plus have officially announced they are co-producing the six-part documentary "The Native Americans," which will premiere on TBS Superstation in October.
Producer Michael Harpster threw what he hopes is a touchdown pass Friday, buying scripter Takashi Bufford's football pic "X's and O's" for a reported six-figure sum.
Steven Spielberg's labor of love passed a lofty pinnacle last week when the worldwide gross of "Schindler's List" topped $ 200 million.
Gus Van Sant directed "Drugstore Cowboy"; James Dearden directed "A Kiss Before Dying." The credits were wrong in Friday's story about Columbia Pictures' "To Die For."