Bud Greenspan's Cappy Prods. and the Edward R. Pressman Film Corp. have acquired the worldwide motion picture rights to the life story of American cyclist Lance Armstrong.
Led by popular German soccer team FC Bayern, which is threatening to ban cameras from the stadium, top German clubs are on the war path over income from soccer broadcasts.
TNN has acquired 38 movies from Warner Bros. Pay-TV, Cable & Network Features to prepare for the cabler's launch of its Thursday movie night on Sept. 30.
USA Networks' Sci-Fi Channel has greenlit production of a two-hour pilot for a TV series version of the classic "The Invisible Man." Pilot, which will start production in August, will be exec…
Director Louis J. Horvitz will be returning to the kudocast that has twice brought him golden statuettes
Tom Snyder -- not the gabmeister but the one who exec produces Comedy Central's animated "Dr. Katz: Professional Therapist" -- attempts to do for the shallow showbiz chatfest what he accomplished for…
Last weekend's live coverage of the search for John F. Kennedy Jr. brought sharp viewership increases to the broadcast networks.
Jack Lemmon and Hank Azaria are starring in the ABC telepic "Tuesdays With Morrie," based on the bestselling book from Mitch Albom about a sportswriter's weekly visits to his ailing sociology…
UPN execs went to the mat Monday to defend the netlet's upcoming wrestling night against charges of excessive violence and sexism.
Japanese networks are aiming for a 2003 start date for terrestrial digital test broadcasting in major cities as part of authorities' plans to push back the goal posts for the full-scale launching of…