Best actor Tom Hanks went to great lengths to praise two gay friends as well as the courageous execs at TriStar Pictures who got behind the "Philadelphia" project.
When Warner Bros. CEO Robert Daly walked into the first post-merger gathering of senior Time Warner management in the Bahamas nearly five years ago, he felt a hand on his shoulder. It was a Time Inc…
Viacom put an end to months of speculation about who would oversee TV production, distribution and broadcasting operations at the newly merged company by naming Paramount TV Group chairman Kerry…
Richard Licata, the executive behind HBO's publicity campaigns for such Emmy-winning vidpix as "Barbarians at the Gate" and "Stalin," and high-profile projects like "And the Band Played On," has been…
Norman Lear, Aaron Spelling, Stephen J. Cannell, Steven Bochco and David Milch are just some of the A-list producers who have tried and failed to craft successful TV series set in Washington.
Six weeks after studio head Mike Medavoy resigned from TriStar Pictures, execs keep on shuffling at both TriStar and its sister studio, Columbia Pictures.
New contract agreements are imminent for Columbia executive vice president Sid Ganis and president of production Lisa Henson, who will likely be promoted to vice chairman and president, respectively…
Six weeks after a major corporate restructuring on the film side and two weeks after a major shake-up in the TV division of Sony Pictures Entertainment, the Culver City-based company announced yet…
A Monday ayem panel at the American Film Market sought to find a place for independent films in the coming 500-channel universe; however, most of the discussion at "Movies on Demand: Are They Really…
Exposition Park Pictures' "A Kiss Goodnight," the erotic thriller that premiered last month at the Palm Springs Intl. Film Festival, has been acquired for international distribution by G.E.L. Prods…
Ivan Reitman and his Northern Lights Entertainment shingle are making their first primetime pilot, "First Gentleman." The potential one-hour series is for CBS.