A special committee of Fox Entertainment has recommended that minority Fox stockholders not tender their shares to News Corp. until the special committee has studied the matter further.
Rob Fisher is stepping down as Encores! music director. He has held the position since the concert series' premiere in 1994 and has been its music director for 32 of the 36 musicals presented by the…
Jon Felson and Rusty Gorman will pen "No Quarter Given" for producer Andrew Vajna and Cinergi Pictures Entertainment.
Paramount is beefing up an already ambitious summer release schedule, slotting "Bad News Bears" on June 10 and "The Honeymooners" on July 15.
HBO will make a multipart documentary film about the history of standup comedy. The project gathered some forward momentum after the funeral of Rodney Dangerfield.
In what 20th Century Fox is calling an attempt to protect the twist ending of its latest thriller, "Hide and Seek" the studio said it will ship out the pic's prints to some 2,800 theaters nationwide…
John Patrick Shanley's new play "Doubt" is expected but not confirmed to go into the Walter Kerr Theater, where it would replace the soon-to-shutter "Gem of the Ocean." Producers of the August Wilson…
Telemundo Cable has tapped Rita Herring Luque veepee of sales and operations for its pay TV net Telemundo Intl.
The next five weekends make up a period of playtime that is a critical opportunity for nominated pics to parlay kudo attention into tickets sales.
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Debmar Studios, the distributor run by Mort Marcus and Ira Bernstein, has sold its "Farscape" reruns to TV stations in eight of the top 10 markets.