Affirmative action plans are the rage among broadcasters these days, thanks to a challenge to the industry laid down earlier this year by Federal Communications Commission chairman William Kennard.
Aussie-born Hollywood director Simon Wincer ("The Phantom") has inked to helm a miniseries remake of United Artists' classic "On the Beach," for Oz major Southern Star Entertainment, America's…
CBS News chief Andrew Heyward said the upcoming second edition of "60 Minutes" will not be a cheap knockoff of the original.
MGM, the last Hollywood major to do a digital deal in Spain, will today ink a multiyear agreement with Via Digital, one of two rival platforms vying for TV subscribers in that territory.
Thesp James McCaffrey has re-joined the cast of Paramount's auto-action series "Viper."
Making the move to television, Jan De Bont's Blue Tulip Prods. has banded with Jaffe/Braunstein Films to acquire film and TV rights to John Case's second biomedical thriller "The First Horseman."
With soccer fever still gripping post-World Cup France, the country has launched its first cable and satellite sports news channel with a second to follow at the end of August.
The BBC took pains to assert its role as a public broadcaster Wednesday, releasing its results for 1997 in a slick presentation aimed at illustrating the corporation's accountability to British TV…
Though ABC entertainment execs fessed up to the web's pile of problems last season, they boldly declared Wednesday at the Television Critics Assn. press tour that ratings will grow this fall.
Marv Albert, who went through what he calls a "nightmare" of tabloid headlines last year over lurid sex allegations, has signed a three-year deal with the Madison Square Garden cable network to host…
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Heaven is for Real
Heaven is for Real1Daily:$3.7M Cumulative:$3.7M Sony / TriStar 0.00%
Captain America: The Winter Soldier
Captain America: The Winter Soldier2Daily:$3.5M Cumulative:$170.6M Disney -25.44%
Rio 23Daily:$3.0M Cumulative:$49.3M Fox -28.83%