The Australian government's pay TV embarrassment deepened Thursday as the second pair of high bidders reneged on their offers.
David Twohy, scripter of "The Fugitive," will exec produce his original screenplay "Terminal Velocity." It will be produced by Interscope Communications for Hollywood Pictures and be released by…
Far from the much-discussed goal of year-round original programming on the networks and Fox Broadcasting Co., the summer of '93 is becoming notable for creative use of repeats -- supporting the…
Eighteen film teachers from the U.S. and Canada will get a taste of Hollywood this week as part of the DGA Educators Workshop on film production.
Showtime, already airing the half-hour weekly "Fallen Angels," again tackles the short-story concept with three brief dramas a la HBO's "Tales From the Crypt ," aimed at chilling viewers. Scary…
The National Assn. of Broadcasters is urging the Senate to turn thumbs down on legislation that would establish performers' rights for digital sound recordings.
Cops," Fox's reality-based half-hour that follows police officers in the line of duty in different U.S. cities, focuses on the Nashville Police Dept. in an episode that shows a relatively slow crime…
The House copyright subcommittee last week approved a bill extending until Dec. 31, 1999, the right of satellite program carriers to deliver network and independent TV station signals to backyard…
Exec producers Ken Levine and David Isaacs have pulled together a program about three buddies (enhanced with a practical, slightly cynical wife) in which the characters pull up Chi stakes and head…
TV stations are about to get bombarded with pitches for the latest syndicated theatrical movie packages from Paramount, Columbia and Universal. But these hard-sell maneuvers by the major studios will…
A Nashville producer has launched film and TV production companies and opened Tennessee's first soundstages, with a goal of making Music City a film industry center.