NBC ‘Will’ figures won’t fly Monday’s premiere of ”Will & Grace” beat ”Ally McBeal?” Well, not exactly, though that’s the impression the untrained eye might take from an NBC press release Tuesday…
Tony-winning helmer Lloyd Richards is stepping down as artistic director of the National Playwrights Conference next July. The Eugene O'Neill Theater Center, the confab's host, is looking for a…
Leading kidvid producer Ron Saunders has been tapped to the post of general manager of network television at Oz pubcaster ABC-TV, replacing celebrated drama producer Penny Chapman who ankled several…
Infoseek Corp. and Walt Disney Co. plan to name their joint Internet portal service Go Network, with launch slated for the fourth quarter.
Mark S. Rafalowski has been named senior VP of business development for Dick Clark Prods. Formerly of Western International Syndication and Ascot Syndication Group, Rafalowski also founded Tradewinds…
UNIVERSAL HAS BOUGHT rights to Ron Rosenbaum’s nonfiction book “Explaining Hitler” for a feature film that will be directed by Jim Sheridan. While the book by the New York Observer columnist is a…
The merger of Alliance and Atlantis closed on Monday, the company announced.
"Homecourt Advantage," Rita Ewing and Crystal McCrary's upcoming insiders' novel about the NBA, its players and their wives, has been optioned jointly by producer Kevin Brown, Wesley Snipes'…
Col TriStar and Phoenix Pictures preemed horror thriller "Urban Legends" in Hollywood at the Westwood Village Theater on Thursday.
Publishing executive Glenn Rogers has been named executive vice president of Cahners Business Information's Entertainment, Communications & Media Group, effective Oct. 1. Rogers will head a group…
Roberto Benigni's "Life is Beautiful" won the People's Choice Award as the most popular film at the 23rd annual Toronto Intl. Film Festival, which ended Saturday.