Despite its impressive pedigree, including director Kathy Bates and actors Judy Davis and Sam Shepard, this lavish, highly stylized production takes a simplistic love-conquers-all approach to the…
Telewest, the U.K.'s second-largest cable company, is reportedly poised to make a $1 billion takeover bid for General Cable, the country's fifth-largest operator.
Representatives of three entertainment industry guilds will join the non-profit org Population Communications Intl. to examine social problems such as teenage parenthood, battered women and diseases…
The New York Times has tapped Towers Prods. to deliver a two-hour History Channel retrospective adapted from the newspaper's special Sunday magazine issues examining great moments, movements and…
"Annie," the ABC telepic being produced by Neil Meron, Craig Zadan and Chris Montan, has imminent deals with a plethora of Broadway thesps to star.
The Paramount TV Group has wrapped up a complex deal with Rysher Entertainment that gives Par full ownership of the syndie stalwart "Entertainment Tonight," and distribution rights to Rysher's TV and…
In its first deal to acquire telefilms, NewStar Media has bought the overseas rights to five pics to be produced by Showtime and Flashpoint Ltd.
Tim Allen knows how to exit with style. His "Home Improvement" sitcom wrapped an eight-year run on ABC Tuesday with the second-best results for any series finale in six years.
MTV will continue its "Nine for the '90s" millennium series with "Nine Movie Moments That Made the 90's," a one-hour documentary celebrating the decade's most memorable big-screen moments, the music…
After a one year return to Los Angeles, the MTV Video Music Awards will move back to Gotham and into the Met, one of the world's greatest opera houses.