An emerging war between divergent formats for TV-Internet set-top boxes turned several degrees nastier Friday when Intel Corp. announced it would be supporting the format engineered by database…
UA is trying to make contact with the big bucks from outer space. After a daylong bidding war with TriStar, UA prexy Lindsay Doran Thursday bought a pitch for a big-budget sci-fi comedy "Metalheads"…
Warner Bros.' Slovak partner, Antonin Drobny of Gemini Film, is restructuring his distribution company and renaming it Continental Film, effective Jan. 1.
The National Cable Television Assn. accused NBC president Bob Wright Friday of "mudslinging" after the network topper suggested that the Peacock web was doing a better job rating its programming than…
Legit actor/singer Rex Smith has set guest roles in the NBC series “Caroline in the City” and on CBS’ “JAG.”
In his first major deal since hanging his producing shingle at Warner Bros., former Columbia TriStar Motion Picture Cos. chairman Mark Canton's Canton Co. has pacted for the next script written by…
Twentieth Century Fox and James Cameron --- the writer and director of "Terminator" and "Terminator 2: Judgment Day" --- said on Friday that they will no longer pursue the rights to "Terminator 3,"…
Universal Pictures has bumped James M. Horowitz to VP of biz affairs.
The L.A. Philharmonic has tapped Willem Wijnbergen, currently managing director of Amsterdam's Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, as its new executive VP and managing director.
Showing it won't surrender without a rewrite, the WGA East has warned film and TV producers that it will file charges with the National Labor Relations Board if industry management cuts the West its…
Italian audiences succumbed to "Lolita's" charms, while "My Best Friend's Wedding" captivated lots of Aussies and "The Lost World: Jurassic Park" had monster preems in three European markets last…
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