L.A. musician Jon Brion, who plays to overflow, industry-packed crowds weekly at Largo, is among the talent tapped by VH1 to create a show in the biggest original production slate in the cabler's…
Zide/Perry Entertainment has named Lisa Santos literary manager and Sheila Hanahan as director of development. In her new position, Santos will seek out screenwriters and develop the company's client…
New Line Cinema has purchased tyro scribe Andrew Gurland's spec script "Cheaters" for a mid to high six- figure sum.
Tara McCann has been upped to head of television for Francis Ford Coppola's American Zoetrope. She'll also serve as Coppola's producing partner on TV projects.
Broadcasting veteran Rick Feldman has been named chief operating officer of USA Broadcasting, which is poised for a dramatic transformation as USA speeds the rollout of its "CityVision" format.
Shaw Brothers has revealed that it will invest HK$140 million ($18 million) in a joint venture to build a film studio in the Tseung Kwan O section of the city.
Authors in Los Angeles have launched a campaign on behalf of writers and journalists in Nigeria, where repression by the military regime has sent some to prison and others to the gallows.
The Backstreet Boys' "Millennium" was the bestselling album in the nation for the third consecutive week as more than 437,000 copies of the disc went home with fans, according to sales data released…
Young Broadcasting stock plunged 10% Wednesday after the TV station group warned that "industry weakness" in ad sales would reduce its June quarter earnings, reflecting sluggishness afflicting most…
Nickelodeon UK is launching Nick Jr., a new TV channel for pre-schoolers, on satcaster BSkyB's SkyDigital platform come Sept. 1.
Domestic Film DAILY
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Dawn of The Planet of The Apes
Dawn of The Planet of The Apes1Daily:$3.3M Cumulative:$155.7M Fox -14.77%
The Purge: Anarchy
The Purge: Anarchy2Daily:$2.1M Cumulative:$41.4M Universal Pictures -17.98%
Planes: Fire and Rescue
Planes: Fire and Rescue3Daily:$2.0M Cumulative:$25.8M Disney -5.49%