A California Assembly bill that Hollywood's unions claim would dangerously encroach on their rights to freely picket outside film sets was defeated in committee Tuesday.
Paramount Tuesday bought "Parents' Night," a comic spec about a group of fourth-graders who discover that their least favorite teacher is poised to become principal in five days.
Savoy Pictures Entertainment Inc. is said to have offered outgoing CBS Entertainment prexy Jeff Sagansky a partnership role in the young and growing indie.
Outsiders trying to make sense of the television industry frequently run into a brick wall, confused by the arcane machinations of the business.
After a near change of heart, Sean Connery has signed to star in Warner Bros.' "Just Cause," a death-row thriller based on John Katzenbach's 1991 novel.
Icon, the U.S. barter finance specialist, has agreed to bankroll a new European program barter venture involving several leading British and American TV distributors.
Speculation is growing that Paramount may seek a replacement for "Arsenio Hall" this summer in an effort to hold onto the show's valuable timeslots.
If "The Thorn Birds" flies again on ABC, it will be without Richard Chamberlain. The actor, who starred in the 1983 miniseries, has bowed out of a planned six-hour sequel from the Wolper Organization…
France used to import almost all its sitcoms from the United States. Now it is starting to export. HBO is to format TeleImages' sitcom "Pizz'Annex," which aired on pubcaster France 2 last year.
With the official lineup for the Cannes Film Festival due to be announced Thursday, the one thing that can be said with virtual certainty is that the United States, and specifically the Hollywood…
Having disposed of the cable TV rate-regulation issue, FCC chairman Reed Hundt is gearing up for another controversial topic: the state of children's TV programming.