Federal Trade Commission chairman Robert Pitofsky has told law enforcement officials that his investigation of the entertainment industry will focus on advertising and marketing, and will not attempt…
Miramax has tapped litigation vet Alan Friedman for the newly created position of general counsel and senior veep of business affairs.
With its eye on cost-cutting and increased efficiency, Disney/ABC has hired a consultant to explore whether the ESPN and Disney Channel affiliate sales groups should be combined.
Avoiding what could have been a sudden death match, Gallic paybox Canal Plus and the Television Par Satellite digital consortium reached a compromise over the weekend on rights to air national soccer…
Hollywood studios are accounting for 61 fewer feature production term deals than last year, a drop of nearly 20%, according to Daily Variety's annual survey.
For the seventh time, Michael Seligman will be the supervising producer of the primetime Emmy Awards broadcast
There was bad news and good news on Broadway last week: Though B.O. was down from the previous week to land at $11,434,119, the drop of $132,155 was relatively modest after the prior week's $829,341…
Betty Hudson has been tapped as senior VP of corporate communications for iVillage. In her new post, she will be responsible for brand development, investor relations, employee communications and…
Writer-director Nick Cassavetes has committed to next direct his adaptation of Tim O'Brien's acclaimed novel "Going After Cacciato."
The summer box office continued to sizzle over the weekend as Sony's "Big Daddy" brought home the bacon to the tune of $41.2 million, according to studio estimates. It was the second biggest comedy…
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will celebrate George Cukor's centennial with a screening of "What Price Hollywood?" and a panel discussion moderated by critic Richard Schickel with…