A majority of Indian movie distribbers had agreed to a compromise with producers that allowed for a six- to nine-month gap before new Bollywood pics are sold to cable or homevideo.
Viacom's TNN, which bills itself as "the first network for men," has a new name -- Spike -- and a batch of reality programming for the 2003-04 season dealing with travel, finance, cars, health and…
Ex-cellent news: After several delays, Fox Home Entertainment has set an Aug. 26 street date for the release of the third season of "The Simpsons" on DVD.
ABC Family's prescription for seriously run-down ratings is heavy doses of original programming, led by a group of fresh reality series and eight made-for-cable movies.
The New York launch party tonight for the theatrical release, television broadcast and video-on-demand offering of "A Decade Under the Influence" spearheads IFC's intention to maximize synergy and…
Wacko Jacko is backo. American viewers have barely recovered from February's seemingly non-stop assault of Michael Jackson-related programming. But just in time for May sweeps, Fox has decided to…
Fox is living up to its promise to kick-start development for fall, giving early greenlights to a pair of drama projects.
Universal homevideo has skedded the Bob Hope DVD Tribute Collection for release April 15 in celebration of the entertainer's upcoming 100th birthday.
NBC has slated an ambitious 2003 DVD release schedule that includes collector's titles of everything from "Saturday Night Live" and "Little House on the Prairie" to full-season packages of "Will…
Worries about the war in Iraq and the attendant problems of shooting outside Hollywood have led to booming off-lot production levels in television. TV production jumped to 1,682 days in March.
The Sci Fi Channel is negotiating with Steven Spielberg, DreamWorks TV and the creative team who produced the 20-hour miniseries "Taken," a runaway success in December, for a fresh epic fantasy to…