Producer Paul A. Kaufman has entered into a first-look housekeeping deal at New World Entertainment to develop and produce TV movies and series.
Home Shopping Network has been hit with three class-action shareholder lawsuits charging that the TV retailer failed to disclose financial improprieties.
Ben Zinkin, after 24 years of representing New Line Cinema as an entertainment lawyer, has been named the company's senior VP of business affairs.
British director Paul Weiland, who has been signed to helm "City Slickers II: The Legend of Curly's Gold," as reported Tuesday, made his feature debut on Columbia's 1987 Bill Cosby starrer "Leonard…
NBC and CBS led the winners in the 14th annual Sports Emmy Awards, garnerning nine and eight trophies, respectively, many for their coverage of last year's Summer and Winter Olympic Games.
Spring has sprung a number of syndie shows out of their rating orbits. A mixture of reruns and warmer weather combined to produce significant ratings losses for a large contingent of barter shows…
Miami-based Canal Hollywood and Galavision, controlled by Mexican company Televisa, have emerged as the first foreign competitors bidding for transponders on Spanish direct-broadcast satellite…
In another sign that the market for spec scripts and pitches is heating up, Universal Pictures has shelled out $ 500,000 for Erik and Gregory Hansen's untitled comedy-action story about a bodyguard…
EMI Records Group North America executive Terri Santisi has been named woman of the year by the National Kidney Foundation of New York/New Jersey. Santisi, group executive VP/general manager, will be…
Germany's SAT 1 just turned interactive. The private web has launched a simple quiz game for viewers who have telephones and TV sets equipped for videotext.
Detlev Buck's "No More Mr. Nice Guy," which opened well two weeks ago, and nationally released Sonke Wortmann's "Kleine Haie" are the front-runners for the German Film Prize.