Kenneth Elkins of St. Louis-based Pulitzer Broadcasting has been elected chair of the BMI board of directors. He was first elected to the performing rights org's board in 1991.
DotTV, the registrar of Internet domain names that end in .tv instead of the traditional .com, has tapped James Ross as veep of business affairs.
Arthur Laurents will see the world premiere of his play "Big Potato" this fall, but the anticipated Gotham debut of his "Jolson Sings Again" appears unlikely for 2000.
Top Spanish distributor TriPictures looks set to plow into international movie production. Prexy Felipe Ortiz said TriPictures is prepping a subsidiary production division, with the probable name…
After recent dips in its ratings, "The Oprah Winfrey Show" has rebounded, increasing its syndie take week-to-week more than any other talker in the most recently concluded weekly national ratings…
Global Entertainment and Shaka Zulu Enterprises have completed "Shaka Zulu: The Citadel," a four-hour sequel to 1987 miniseries "Shaka Zulu." Project is being shopped as a miniseries for broadcast…
The European Commission has approved the U.K. government's list of key sporting events that it aims to ensure must be available on free-to-air TV.
The viewers have spoken. And it got very loud. "Survivor" mania reached a crescendo Wednesday night when an average of 51.69 million viewers watched the summer phenom's final episode -- more than any…
Italian actress Francesca Neri has snagged the female lead opposite Arnold Schwarzenegger in the Bel-Air Entertainment/Warner Bros. Pictures production "Collateral Damage."
As the e-book business expands by fits and starts, New York's major publishing houses have begun lining up to announce their online offerings for the fall season. Simon & Schuster is the latest to do…