Ted Demme, Richard LaGravenese and IFC are teaming up for a documentary on American filmmaking in the 1970s.
Execs are being shuffled at the National Assn. of Television Program Executives, starting with the promotion of Nick Orfanopoulos to the newly created post of senior VP, conference operations and…
Joe Amodei has been named president of USA Home Entertainment, filling a position vacant since the resignation last year of Stuart Snyder.
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The Republican-controlled Federal Communications Commission won't be able to plant its flag until July 1, thanks to a paperwork snag that has held up the arrival of third GOP commissioner Kevin…
Rap mogul Marion "Suge" Knight will be released Aug. 9 from an Oregon federal prison, but music industry veterans were skeptical as to whether he will ever wield the same influence over hip-hop that…
The terrestrial TV battle is heating up, with the old guard and upstart broadcasters both claiming they are winning auds.
On May 23, Juan Vallejo and Juanito Oiarzabal took three hours to plod up the final few hundred feet of the north face of Everest, the same route that killed George Mallory in 1924.
There will be an Italian flavor to the 25th anniversary edition of the Montreal World Film Festival, with both Sophia Loren and Dino De Laurentiis on the guest list.
Goodspeed Musicals nabbed four awards, while the Hartford Stage Co. and the Long Wharf Theater won three each at the 11th annual Connecticut Critics Circle Awards.
Outgoing U.K. secretary of culture Chris Smith has been replaced by Tessa Jowell in prime minister Tony Blair's recently re-elected Labour government.