After six months of negotiations, leading Italian commercial television player Mediaset has acquired the hotly contested rights to make a major English-language miniseries based on "Ramses," the…
German pubcaster ZDF is buying three major film packages for a total of DM234 million ($131 million), programming director Oswald Ring announced Tuesday. The deals will supply the pubcaster with pics…
Following the theory that there can never be too many recastings of Charles Dickens' "A Christmas Carol," this USA made-for reteams Cicely Tyson and director John Korty from memorable "The…
A new era for All American Television begins this month with feet of fury. The new syndie hour "Kickboxer & the Kid" is the first show to bow under the Pearson All American banner.
Despite the powerful but too-brief presence of Julie Harris as her holy-terror grandmother, this is young thesp Jena Malone's vidpic. Malone's solemn-faced, bounce-back Ellen Foster strides bravely…
The "CBS Evening News with Dan Rather" tied "NBC Nightly News" for first place in households last week, the first time in five years the Eye web has occupied the top ratings spot.
The hit stage show "Stomp" will be adapted for an original HBO family special to debut this fall. It will be taped in June at locations throughout New York City, and include versions of the show's…
Satcaster Echostar will add TCI's premium movie channels Encore and Starz! to its Dish Network lineup at the end of the month.
NBC and Dow Jones & Co. expect the marriage of the Euro and Asian business-news channels will trim losses, while bolstering both with the imprimatur of Dow's Wall Street Journal.
A representative sample of the people have spoken --- the nominees for the upcoming People's Choice Awards were unveiled Tuesday.
Cablers kicked off the annual Western Show confab here by publicly fretting about the coming political backlash, as cable modem subscribers begin high-speed downloading of Internet smut onto their…
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