If the music business is in crisis, you wouldn't know it from RCA Music Group chairman Clive Davis' lavish shindig Saturday night.
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Director Michael Mann has jumped out of "The Perfect Fire." The co-production between Warner Bros. Pictures and Imagine Entertainment is now seeking a new director.
The best of Sunday's telecast proffered a theory not heard too often: Eminem is the most distinct performer to arrive in popular music since the Clash.
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Oscar contenders, pure popcorn fare and several local heroes combined to keep pay windows busy in many offshore markets over the weekend.
Fox News Channel leads all news cablers in total viewers and key demos, according to Nielsen. Information was incorrect in Wednesday's story.
Fox is getting a jump on next year's accelerated Oscar season, slotting Russell Crowe actioner "Master and Commander" for Nov. 14.
Greg Germann will lead Fox's "The Mallards," while Kelly Rutherford and James Denton are taking on ABC's "Threat Matrix," in the latest pilot casting news.
Warner Bros. has inked a multi-year pay TV and pay-per-view deal worth upward of $30 million with French satellite platform TPS.
Universal Pictures and Imagine Entertainment are developing a thriller about foul play in the pharmaceutical industry. Imagine co-chair Brian Grazer is producing as yet untitled pic.
Universal Pictures and Chris and Paul Weitz's production shingle, Depth of Field, have optioned "The Elric Saga," a multi-part, Tolkein-esque fantasy series written by Michael Moorcock.