Syndication sales veteran Sid Cohen has reupped as president of MGM Domestic TV Distribution, just as Leo gets ready to hit the syndie marketplace with a new talkshow strip for fall 1998.
Oscar-nominated thesp Kathleen Quinlan, last seen in "Breakdown" and "Event Horizon," will star opposite John Travolta in "A Civil Action" for Touchstone Pictures under Steven Zaillian's helm…
Gotham's literati were well-represented at the premiere of Gramercy Pictures' "Going All the Way" --- no surprise for an event whose hosts included Nan and Gay Talese, Joan Didion and husband John…
Fox Filmed Entertainment said it filed a request for a temporary restraining order in Los Angeles Superior Court to prevent the head of its homevid operation from taking a job with Hollywood…
David Paymer and Gregg Henry have joined the cast of the Mel Gibson vehicle, "Parker," a film about dishonor among thieves being produced by Gibson's Icon Prods. with Paramount. Pic was written by…
Computer game maker Sega Enterprises Ltd. on Monday denied reports in a leading Japanese daily that it was going to jointly develop a 128-bit homevideo game unit with Microsoft.
E! Entertainment Television will, as previously promised, add a West Coast feed of its programming beginning Sept. 29 at midnight PDT that will enable the network to run its daily core lineup of "E…
Dick Clark Prods. posted a 15% increase in per-share earnings for fiscal year 1997, which ended June 30. DCP's net income was up 16% over fiscal 1996, to $6.5 million on revenue of $66.1 million.
Actress Stacy Edwards has joined the cast of the CBS drama "Chicago Hope." Edwards recently starred as Christine, a deaf woman, in the indie feature pic "In the Company of Men," and she also has a…