In an almost inevitable bonding of Spain's top upscale players, leading indie distributor Alta Films has signed an output deal with terrestrial paybox Canal Plus and digital operator CanalSatelite…
As production and post-production schedules in film and television continue to compress, more and more independent studios in Los Angeles and around the country are offering producers the opportunity…
Time Warner's WB and Viacom's UPN are struggling weblets, putting as yet only a small dent in the Nielsen ratings of the Big Four.
Kelsey Grammer, Chuck Norris and James Brolin were the stars of the national syndie ratings report for the week ending Sept. 21.
Alliance Communications announced Thursday that it has kicked off Toronto lensing on "Family of Cops III," the latest installment in the series of suspense vidpics toplining Charles Bronson.
The Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers is having a busy week: The White Plains, N.Y.-based organization has named 13 new fellows and has also announced which 17 of their number will…
ABC's season premiere of "Soul Man" placed first in the Tuesday 8:30 p.m. timeslot and improved on its lead-in, but still fell below year-ago timeslot levels, while "NYPD Blue" had its lowest season…
Based on a novel by attorney Alan Dershowitz, who's concocted rich, involving characters and some admirably complicated plotting, "The Advocate's Devil" is an attention-getting winner under the…
Shoring up one of its few major studio film-output agreements, Showtime on Tuesday extended its present deal with MGM, allowing the Viacom pay cabler to lock up the exclusive premium TV window for…
Sharon Lawrence emotes in first-class fashion and Giancarlo Esposito projects a vigorous and poignant characterization in a prisoner's-hostage exercise by Philip M. Rosenberg. Directed efficiently by…
Phoenix Pictures has formed a joint venture with Robert Rehme to produce TV movies.