America Online on Friday appointed Turner Broadcasting executive Stephen Swad to the post of exec VP and chief financial officer. It's the latest in a string of management appointments at the…
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Vidgame giants Electronic Arts and Nintendo scooped up 20 of the 30 Interactive Achievement Awards, led by their respective products "Battlefield 1942" and "Animal Crossing," in a ceremony in Las…
Franchise Pictures has acquired the action/thriller spec script "Rippin' " for an undisclosed fee from freshman scribe Erik Anderson, who is VP of development and acquisitions at the company.
Miracle Entertainment chairman John Daly has signed a deal with Filmstar Releasing for a three-year revolving print and advertising fund.
NEW YORK -- The Walt Disney Co. has suffered a setback in its push to find a buyer for the World Series champion Anaheim Angels as Mexican billionaire Carlos Peralta has dropped out as an ownership…
Compact-disc shipments in the U.S. fell by almost 9% in 2002 to just over 800 million units, according to new data released by the Recording Industry Assn. of America.
It's no coincidence that Monday's Intl. Day seshes at ShoWest 2003 juxtaposed a studio exec's cautionary keynote remarks on movie piracy with a seminar on Chinese exhibition. China reps both the…
In a surprise move with significant implications for New York theater and the agency business, William Morris Agency theater topper George Lane has ankled the percentery for Creative Artists Agency.
NBC and Sony Pictures Television are makin' whoopie, pacting to produce new primetime versions of unscripted classics "The Newlywed Game" and "The Dating Game." Peacock has ordered eight half-hour…
George Bodenheimer has been named president of ABC Sports and will also continue as prexy of ABC's sister network ESPN. The ABC Sports job opened up with the resignation of Howard Katz, a 10-year…