Doug Sahm, the legendary Texas musician who combined the two-step with Beatles-style rock ‘n’ roll in the Sir Douglas Quintet and decades later formed the Texas Tornados, was found dead Nov. 18 in a…
Cablevision Systems’ stock will migrate to the New York Stock Exchange Dec. 7, leaving the smaller AMEX market where it currently trades. Shares of the Bethpage, N.Y.-based media group rose on the…
Platinum Entertainment plans to offer its entire music catalog free for digital download on a new Web site, HeardOn.com.
Trimark's online venture CinemaNow has acquired 'Net streaming rights to 400 films from leading Hong Kong-based distrib Tai Seng Video.
When they look back at the 20th century, box-office historians will likely hold up this past weekend as a textbook example of Disney's family holiday mojo. Mouse House animated pic "Toy Story 2" saw…
Sony Pictures Entertainment has purchased the rights to develop the comic book series "White Out" as a feature film. Acquired for low- to mid-six figures, the pic will be developed by Wolfgang…
Contrary to popular belief, quintessential Gothamite Woody Allen does like Los Angeles. “I just don’t like to fly,” explained Allen during the West Coast preem Thursday of his latest helming-writing…
Former BBC and Discovery Communications exec Liz Barron has been tapped VP of programming for BBC America.
Peter Smith and Steve Pair have been tapped veepees of technical planning and engineering at NBC broadcast and network operations.
NICARAGUA Satcaster Galaxy Latin America launched its DirecTV service in Nicaragua las week. Galaxy Nicaragua, a partnership between the Cisneros Group (co-investor in the regional platform with…