Paramount, a studio always on the lookout for franchise opportunities, has found one, paying a mid-six against low-seven figure sum for James Patterson's novel "Kiss the Girls."
Jones Intercable, Bell Canada Intl. and Cable & Wireless Plc are consolidating their cable television and telephone operations in the United Kingdom.
New York-based Thirteen/WNET has received an $ 800,000 challenge grant from the National Endowment for the Arts to produce a national documentary series on the American theater.
Eleven more men filed suit Tuesday against "The Arsenio Hall Show" and one of its former writers, claiming they were sexually battered during an audition for the gabshow.
NBC president Robert Wright has scheduled meetings with all three FCC commissioners today, when it's expected he'll pitch for a relaxation of broadcast ownership rules.
Worldwide gross of "Jurassic Park" is $ 883.1 million. Figure was wrong in Tuesday's story about Tom Pollock.
In a surprise move by the Board of the Australian Broadcasting Corp., Rory Sutton has been removed as the pubcaster's sports director.
A blithe addition to ABC's Friday laugh slate, "Sister, Sister," a twins caper with a twist, may not be "The Comedy of Errors," but it does have its moments thanks to the Kim Bass-Gary Gilbert-Fred…
Saying "common sense has prevailed," Academy of Television Arts & Sciences president Richard Frank confirmed a new deal Tuesday to rotate the Primetime Emmy Awards among the three networks and Fox…
Shedding season has started at Viacom-Paramount. The media conglomerate has unloaded its 33% stake in basic-cable network Lifetime to its partners Capital Cities/ABC and Hearst Corp. for $ 317.6…