A New York-educated Japanese teenager broke the Japanese album sales record Wednesday with a debut R&B work that has sold 5.24 million copies.
Adam Goldberg, last seen as the Jewish soldier in "Saving Private Ryan," will play poet Allen Ginsberg in "Beat," an indie film about the beat generation written and directed by Gary Walkow ("The…
Bruce Wilson has been named chief information officer of Universal Studios.
Dawn Keezer, director of the Pittsburgh Film Office, was elected chairwoman of the new national film commission, Film U.S., during the organization's first formal meeting in Washington, D.C.
Fox Entertainment Group said Monday that it has hired National Basketball Association exec Rick Welts as president, Fox Sports Enterprises, a new company formed to oversee Fox's ownership interests…
Latino audiences in the United States spend more than $500 million a year going to the movies, according to a study commissioned by the Screen Actors Guild and due for unveiling today.
ESPN, furious at Major League Baseball's attempt to terminate its six-year contract with the network at the end of this season, is hauling MLB into court.
The Recording Industry Assn. of America has inked the industry's first webcasting license agreement.
Discovery Communications Inc. has named former PBS programming topper Kathy Quattrone to the post of senior VP, programming for DCI's new Discovery Health Media subsidiary.
Omar Epps is in negotiations to star in New Line's hoopster romance "Love and Basketball."
UPN has quietly put out feelers to syndie distribs and others regarding new programming to replace the weblet’s weekend afternoon movie showcase — for a price. UPN is understood to be taking a cue…