Discovery Networks jumped into the HDTV race Tuesday with a plan to launch a full-blown high-definition TV signal within three months.
Canal+ Netherlands has inked a five-year, 145 million guilder ($73 million) deal that gives it rights to broadcast live on pay TV all Premiere League or Honor League soccer games in Holland.
Brit legit director Peter Brook has won the Japan Art Assn.'s 1997 Praemium Imperiale Award for theater. The award, among five being announced today in Rome, carries a $150,000 prize.
Longtime TV veteran John Litvack has ankled Walt Disney TV after eight years at the studio and has joined the WB netlet as senior vice president of current programming.
Time Warner Inc. chairman Gerald Levin and vice chairman Ted Turner have frequently criticized News Corp. chairman Rupert Murdoch's editorial interference in his publications, but the forthcoming…
Peter Lynch has been named executive VP of operations for Warner Bros. Studio Stores. Lynch previously worked at apparel manufacturer Sideout Sport, where he served as chief operating officer. * * *…
Marking his first foray into film tunes, Michael Mills --- bassist for alternative rockers R.E.M. --- has inked a deal with 20th Century Fox to compose the score for Fox 2000's upcoming pic "A Cool…
Everywhere you turn during TV's evening hours, you will find them. Not doctors or lawyers or detectives or whining yuppies. Not single mothers and the wacky neighbors who love them.
Canadian filmmaker Atom Egoyan's "The Sweet Hereafter" will open the 22nd annual Toronto Intl. Film Festival, which runs Sept. 4-13.
Although Kevin Spacey has followed up his "Usual Suspects" Oscar with nonstop movie activity, he's made a deal to star in a revival of the Eugene O'Neill play "The Iceman Cometh" next April at…
The Writers Guild of America West has nominated candidates for its officers and board of directors, officials announced Tuesday.
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions
- Playback: Jordan Peele on ‘Get Out’ and Art’s Role Under a Trump Regime
- ‘La La Land,’ ‘Doctor Strange,’ ‘The Crown’ Win Costume Designers Guild Awards
- Spirit Awards Hosts Nick Kroll and John Mulaney on Friendship, Indie Films and Day Drinking
- Final Oscar Predictions as the Season Hits the Home Stretch