Moonstone Entertainment, the company behind Robert Altman's "Cookie's Fortune" and Alan Rudolph's "Afterglow," is moving into the television biz.
Time Warner Cable is getting out of France. Time Warner has sold its Gallic cable operations to Dutch group United Pan Europe Communications (UPC) for $71 million.
USA Networks has signed a series development deal with Michael Lansbury, whose experience encompasses everything from "The Simpsons" and "Married ... With Children" to "Dream On" and "The Pretender."
Paul Allen's Clear Blue Sky Prods. has planned its television debut with PBS' WGBH, which will co-produce an eight-hour series on evolution slated for broadcast in 2001.
Rupert Murdoch's Star TV has scored a news coup. For two months the Indian police have failed to ferret out Dara Singh, a fugitive accused in the slayings of Australian missionary Graham Stuart…
Looking like potential hits a week ago, ABC's promising pair of Wednesday rookies, "Norm" and "It's Like, You Know...," have turned in fairly ordinary Nielsens with their second airings. Meanwhile…
Rysher Entertainment has inked a $60 million-plus deal with USA Network for the rerun rights to the CBS actioner "Nash Bridges" beginning in fall 2000.
Zee TV is reported to be in discussions with French paybox Canal Plus for a joint venture to launch a 100-channel direct-to-home platform later this year.
In a star-studded gala at the Palace of Culture and Science, E! Entertainment last week launched its Polish-style showbiz channel.
"Baywatch" will change names and locations for the next season -- its 10th -- beginning with its 200th episode, tentatively titled "Aloha Baywatch."
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