Music sales worldwide were a mixed bag in 1997, growing only 2% on average in terms of value and units, and with widely disparate results among the world's top 10 markets.
In the first visible move reflecting the station's markedly eroded ratings, KABC-AM (790) program director Dave Cooke is expected to hand in his resignation by Monday, and possibly as early as today.
Helmer Renny Harlin's big-budget, underwater actioner "Deep Blue Sea" will be the second film to go under Warner Bros. and Village Roadshow's new co-production deal, the studio confirmed Thursday.
A sound recordist has sued 20th Century Fox claiming studio execs promised he would have a job when he returned from medical treatment.
Japanese electronics companies will step up overseas marketing campaigns for digital videodisc (DVD) players in order to find new markets for the pricey machines, which have not been selling well at…
Harper's Bazaar editor-in-chief Liz Tilberis' bout with ovarian cancer will soon be the stuff of a TV movie to air on the Alphabet net, according to a deal announced Thursday by Polygram Television…
The Writers Guild of America reached a tentative three-year contract agreement with producers and networks Thursday night, just a day before the current covenant was due to expire.
Call it progress, or a large layoff. CNN Headline News said late Thursday it will pinkslip some 70 staffers before the end of the year, in the name of technological advancement.
The burly, black-shirted bouncers on the "Jerry Springer Show" may soon have a lot less to do. In their strongest statement to date on the controversy swirling around the top-rated talker, Studios…
With actor James Woods and director Ted Kotcheff on hand, Hollywood Film Festival organizers on Thursday announced plans for the event's second installment, in August.
Walt Disney Co. lifted its stake in its online partner Starwave Corp. to 100% Thursday in a deal believed to value the Internet company at more than $300 million.