Proving that making short films can open large doors, filmmakers Gareth Smith and Michael Horowitz ("This Guy Is Falling") have closed a feature deal with USA Films as well as a television series…
Business information empire Thomson Corp. and multimedia behemoth BCE announced Friday that they have inked a deal to pool their resources to create a television, newspaper and Internet powerhouse…
As part of the restructuring of operations at Disney's Buena Vista Television and newly formed Buena Vista Prods., the company has named two new veeps.
NBC has gotten off to a reasonably strong start with the Summer Olympics, with Friday and Saturday ratings putting the net ahead of the pace set in 1992 and slightly behind 1996. According to…
Despite the holiday, gavelers saw mostly positive syndie ratings for Labor Day week with the debuts of newcomer "Power of Attorney" and the second season of its stablemate "Divorce Court."
The network's long fall TV scheduling nightmare is over. To the relief of TV execs everywhere, GOP presidential contender George W. Bush on Thursday agreed to three formal debates with Demo opponent…
Spike Lee will direct "A Huey P. Newton Story" for BET Movies and Roger Guenveur Smith, who created a one-man show about the late co-founder of the Black Panther Party, will play Newton.
If the TV industry thought it was safe from the furor over the ferocious FTC report, think again. Thursday the FCC put forth a proposal to limit advertising during children's programming…
Chris Noth of "Sex and the City" has inked an overall deal with HBO under which the thesp will star in a weekly series for the pay cabler. In addition, Noth has signed a seven-figure deal to produce…
Whoopi Goldberg will serve as emcee for the 10th Annual Britannia Awards gala on Nov. 4.
In a long-awaited move, the BBC has tapped Lorraine Heggessey to be the first ever female controller of BBC1, replacing Peter Salmon, who has just been appointed director of sport, a new post (Daily…
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