The other shoe on cable modems --- connections to the Internet many times faster than the fastest phone line --- has dropped at last.
To Helmut Thoma, outspoken head of Germany's leading free TV channel, RTL, digital television remains a "mad cow disease" that will be "very, very difficult to establish" in Germany. "But the…
Director Howard Deutch, currently lensing the sequel to "The Odd Couple" for Paramount, will segue directly into helming the period comedy "Rogues" for Spelling Films and Kings Road Entertainment…
Canada's TVOntario has announced a deal with China for a documentary series worked around renowned cellist Yo-Yo Ma.
Stunning the industry in Hollywood, the East Coast unit of the Writers Guild has voted overwhelmingly to reject the proposed new contract with film and TV producers, overturning the West Coast wing's…
CBS Telenoticias will launch its Portuguese news service in Brazil on Oct. 12. The channel will initially broadcast 14 hours of Portuguese-lingo programming, including subtitled shows “CBS Evening…
Westinghouse Electric Corp. expects to complete its $1.55 billion buyout of Gaylord Entertainment's cable networks Tuesday, following an IRS ruling that clears a final hurdle.
Producer David Permut and Valhalla Pictures have acquired the film rights to "Brother Sam," Bill Kinison and Steve Delsohn's biography of the late comedian Sam Kinison.
Rob Dwek, who ABC Entertainment president Jamie Tarses hired as her No. 2 exec just five months ago, is planning to ankle the network in the next few weeks, sources say.
Sony Corp. on Thursday unveiled a 3.5 billion yen ($29.1 million) incentive plan for its directors and corporate executive officers in which the company issued them bonds with warrants.
Carmen Electra, whose career has moved swiftly through modeling to television, has become something of a cyberspace pioneer as well, following the launch of her America Online (AOL) chat and…