Comic actor Dave Thomas has launched a new indie film production company, Maple Palm Prods., with the announcement of an executive staff topped by Bill Bromiley, former Concorde/New Horizons exec VP…
Universal Studios Inc. is turning over the keys to its television division to Barry Diller.
NBC has emerged from last weekend's Nielsen battles with a collection of underwhelming victories --- Saturday and Sunday were taken by the two lowest-rated World Series telecasts ever and Friday fell…
With at least two performances that live up to its title, "Over the Top" takes a shaky premise and tries to run with it, not getting very far. Despite assured work from leads (and co-producers) Tim…
Italy's left-center government said it will soon introduce a TV bill in Parliament to complement the media reform law passed earlier this year.
Chris-Craft Industries' reduced holdings in the UPN weblet made the difference between profit and loss for the third quarter.
Raycom Media on Monday confirmed its rival bid for Lin Television Corp., topping a $1.7 billion offer by Hicks, Muse, Tate & Furst, which plans to operate a coveted NBC affil in a new partnership…
Universal Television Enterprises has inked multi-year programming, production and equity agreements with StoryFirst Communications, an up-and-coming broadcast operation in Russia that reaches some 62…
The future of Universal TV and USA Network execs was not only on the minds of Hollywood players Monday, but on the minds of the execs themselves.
Columbia TriStar TV Distribution is looking to replace Chris Spencer as host of its struggling syndie latenight strip "Vibe."