A Bill Moyers-hosted two-hour PBS documentary on South Africa's attempt to come to grips with the traumas of apartheid won the Gold Baton, the most prestigious honor bestowed by the Alfred I…
LONDON -- Greg Dyke, the BBC's incoming director-general, has sold his £6 million stake (U.S. $9.6 million) in Granada Group following several days of media pressure.
CNN has added former White House press secretary Mike McCurry and Tony Blankley, former press secretary to Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich, to its team of analysts for Election 2000 coverage as…
Barry Diller, eager to beef up the movie pipeline for his USA Home Entertainment, has signed a deal with Overseas Filmgroup for exclusive homevideo rights to "A Map of the World," with Sigourney…
Longtime music industry journalist Don Waller has been tapped music reporter for Daily Variety and will be based in Los Angeles.
A biography of Oprah Winfrey has attracted the highest ratings in A&E history and, combined with last week's strong Nielsens for "The Crossing," has guided the ad-supported cable service to its…
With the abolition of the original musical or comedy score category, Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences voters this year have to make even tougher choices than usual. While the original song…
Carlos Diegues, helmer-writer of Brazil's official Oscar entry "Orfeu," has chosen to direct and co-pen the comedy "God Was Born in Brazil" as his next project.
The Cour des Comptes, France's government accounting office, slammed the country's ailing state-owned TV production company as a two-bit setup with an "uncertain future" in its annual report…
With dozens of top-10 hits and earnings well into the millions, Diane Warren has given back to the community, contributing generously to several causes that are important to the songwriter.