French bank Credit Lyonnais and the three Hollywood guilds have joined forces to hasten foreclosure on bankrupt Hemdale Film Corp.
ABC announced Tuesday a dozen movies and three miniseries ordered for next season, including the previously announced Stephen King adaptation "The Stand," which will now be produced as an eight-hour…
The Movie Network has decided four channels are better than one after a one-year multiplexing experiment in Ontario test markets increased its subscriber base by more than 13%.
Fox Broadcasting Co. has extended early series pickups for next season to two pilots: Warner Bros. TV's drama "The Adventures of Brisco County Jr." and the Lorimar TV comedy "My Girls," starring…
Upstart indie distrib Capella Intl. has picked up political thriller "The Russian Singer," co-produced by Nordisk Film and Starlight/Moscow.
The People's Comedy Festival Monday unveiled a 1993 lineup of international, national and local talent, including Chicago-born Emo Phillips, U.K. comedy troupe, Sensible Footwear, Howie Mandel, Chris…
Showtime has commissioned a new batch of original movies, expanding its dollar outlay for production in 1993 to a record $100 million.
Continuing Viacom Intl.'s expansion of its core businesses, its Nickelodeon cable channel and Sony's Epic Records have pacted to develop homevideo and audio products from existing programming as well…
Twentieth Century Fox's international TV wing Tuesday announced that Steve Cornish has been named as VP of the division.
ABC's "Tommyknockers" has added some suspense to the May sweeps, boosting ABC to the May 3-9 prime time Nielsens victory with the net's best Sunday-pic share in 17 weeks while moving ABC close behind…
Allowing Rupert Murdoch to buy the New York Post while owning local TV station WNYW would stifle diversity among the city's media, individuals and groups have told the Federal Communications…