HBO confirmed that Rutger Hauer and Miranda Richardson will star in "Fatherland," the pay cable network's latest original movie.
Now that NBC's "Wings" has become a solid ratings performer from its days of being a "Cheers" lead-out, Paramount is said to be second-guessing its decision to sell reruns to USA Network.
Buena Vista Prods. Tuesday confirmed the appointment of Peter Herdrich as exec producer of the weekly syndicated advocacy series "The Crusaders" (Daily Variety, March 1), which Disney is seeking to…
In a surprise move, Dawn Airey will be named today as the new controller of arts and entertainment at Channel 4, the No. 3 job at the commercial TV web.
Time has run out on Fox Inc.'s attempt to buy WGBS-TV Philadelphia from Combined Broadcasting for $ 57 million.
Five American cable investors in the United Kingdom have struck a major blow in their battle against satellite TV by grabbing all U.K. TV rights to the 1996 Cricket World Cup.
United Image Entertainment, which specializes in producing programs featuring black talent, is chugging along with nearly a dozen projects in development, including a biography of Lena Horne.
Australia will have its first pay TV service in July. While there's a legal wrangle in progress over satellite delivery, Cable Television Services Ltd. has pacted with Telecom to provide a hybrid…
Devotees of Bruce Lee should find plenty to like about this two-hour kickfest from the creative force behind last summer's "Dragon: The Bruce Lee Story." But the telefilm is more than a rehash of…
The Winter Olympics are finally over, but the competition won't soon forget CBS' gold-medal Nielsen blitz, unprecedented in television history.
Jonathan Taplin's 21-year career as a film producer includes "Mean Streets, ""The Last Waltz,""Under Fire" and "K-2."