Act One in the sale of bankrupt theater concern Livent Inc. closed Tuesday when Livent confirmed it had a deal with SFX Entertainment. But as Act Two begins and the deal is put before the U.S…
NBC Studios has inked a two-year, seven-figure overall deal with David Zucker and Gil Netter, who worked together on two of the "Naked Gun" movies and on the film "BASEketball."
CBS and Time Warner's TBS and TNT have bought the TV rights to 20th Century Fox's hit theatrical "Entrapment" in a shared window.
The final act in the nearly season-long implosion of high-flying Broadway producer Livent may have struck a dissonant note, but overall the news was mostly good for Broadway this season, as both box…
Director Agnieszka Holland has committed to directing the film version of Edgar Hilsenrath's 30-year-old cult novel "The Nazi and the Barber" for Beverly Hills and Munich-based ArtOko Films.
Hallmark Entertainment Networks has appointed Star Young to the new position of VP,worldwide advertising sales. Before joining Hallmark, Young was VP, director of international sales and marketing…
Fine Line is bringing home "The Cup." Fine Line beat out Sony Pictures Classics, paying low six figures for North American rights to the Bhutanese Cannes fest charmer about the pull of international…
The National Basketball Assn. has hired Jeffrey Pollack for the new post of VP, marketing and corporate communications.
Scott Free Prods. has promoted Chris Dorr and Diane Minter Lewis to co-presidents, replacing outgoing prexy Chris Zarpas. Both Dorr and Minter Lewis have served for the past four years as senior VPs…
A reunion of the Bangles is among the additions to the Hollywood Bowl's gala opening featuring George Martin conducting Hollywood Bowl Orchestra in a program of Beatles music.
Moving to become a major provider of online music, America Online swapped $400 million in stock Tuesday to purchase tune-'Netcaster Spinner Networks and MP3 distrib Nullsoft.