A three-web bidding war is brewing over the U.S. rights to "Big Brother," the Dutch TV phenom best described as "The Real World" meets "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire."
Rosie O'Donnell has been tapped for an encore bow as host of this year's Grammy Awards, to be telecast by CBS on Feb. 23 from the Staples Center in Los Angeles.
Dave Phillips has moved from Innovative Artists to Writers & Artists Agency to bolster that agency's list of writers and directors. Phillips had been at Innovative for two years and before that…
JAPAN Japanese net TV Asahi, the only web not listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange, will put its shares on the Tokyo bourse by the end of the year. The proceeds from the listing will be used to help…
The Walt Disney Co. on Monday named Robert Iger to the post of president and chief operating officer -- the No. 2 position to chairman and CEO Michael Eisner.
The 2000 Tony Awards will be held June 4 at a venue to be determined, spokesman Keith Sherman announced Monday. Cutoff for nomination eligibility is May 3, with a press conference to announce the…
VISIT SUNDANCE 2000The sidewalk battle between an understaffed Park City Police Dept. and maverick filmmakers determined to get noticed no matter what it takes is off to a flying start. Last year…
The 34th Midem music market opened on a futuristic note Saturday with MidemNet, a day devoted to the digital distribution of music -- the biggest issue facing the record industry.
VISIT SUNDANCE 2000After a frenzied bidding war, Fine Line Features snatched North American rights to "Saving Grace" for $4 million. The sale is the most expensive of this year's Sundance Independent…
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences' board of governors has bestowed the Gordon E. Sawyer Award upon Roderick T. Ryan for career technical achievement in film.