News Corp. general counsel Arthur Siskind, a longtime confidant of Rupert Murdoch, will retire at year's end. His job will go to Lawrence Jacobs, currently deputy group general counsel.
Three legit offerings are included in the Brooklyn Academy of Music's spring season. Director Peter Hall makes his BAM debut with the Theater Royal, Bath, production of "As You Like It," featuring…
Mary Stuart Masterson and Steven Weber will join Kevin Spacey to complete the cast of the Dennis McIntyre play "National Anthems." Legiter gives Spacey his first acting role at the Old Vic in his…
Michael Shapiro is in negotiations to make his feature helming debut on "Street" at MGM. Story follows a group of street basketball players recruited to play for an NBA team whose owner has slashed…
Lower costs helped XM Satellite Radio cut its net losses in the third quarter, but subscriber growth flattened compared with the previous quarter.
CBS has renewed the contract of Sean McManus, president of CBS Sports, for three years. McManus is the network's point man on negotiations over a new contract with the NFL.
The Film Sales Co. has sealed a pact to rep rights to feature docu "The Big Question" in all English-language territories.
Indie banner ThinkFilm has calculated a deal to acquire French writer-helmer Francois Ozon's latest feature, "5x2," from sales banner Celluloid Dreams.
Viacom co-prexy/co-COO Leslie Moonves added further structure to his expanded empire Thursday in tapping top message maestro Gil Schwartz to serve as exec VP of the newly created CBS Communications…
The November toon stakes are on. Walt Disney bows Pixar's "The Incredibles" in a super-saturated 3,933-theater release today, and Warner Bros. opens "The Polar Express" on Wednesday.
More viewers found ABC's hot drama "Lost" on the eve of the November sweep, while NBC got some encouraging returns for "The West Wing" one night after the presidential election.