King World Prods. announced Thursday that earnings for the quarter ended Nov. 30 rose 22% to $41.8 million, while revenues gained 12% to $4.18 million.
A new production of "Chicago" is headed to Las Vegas, but its star will be familiar to aficionados of the tuner. Chita Rivera, who made her name in Broadway landmarks like "West Side Story," "The…
"Affliction," filmmaker Paul Schrader's nightmarish descent into madness based on the Russell Banks novel, led the field for the 14th Independent Spirit Awards.
Apparently stung by criticism from its members that NABET has taken too long to respond to a contract offer from ABC, union negotiators have asked to meet with the net today instead of next week, as…
EchoStar Communications, one of the leading direct broadcast satellite providers, has signed a deal with Internet programmer Pseudo Programs to add Pseudo's programming to EchoStar's interactive…
Geraldine Laybourne, who continues to slowly staff her recently launched Oxygen Media, has hired Giselle Benatar as executive producer of Oxygen.com, the company's online division.
In a move that signals a new direction in programming for CNBC, David Grubin Prods. is developing a four-hour miniseries for the cabler entitled "The Power of Business."
Liquid Audio has appointed Charly Prevost to head up retail marketing and promotion. In his new position, Prevost will focus on the company's online merchant retail strategy and commitment to label…
SPECIAL REPORTIt was a banner year for the team that runs Sony Pictures Classics -- Michael Barker, Tom Bernard and Marcie Bloom. SPC's total revenues doubled to $46 million in 1998 from $23.3…
Stephen Sondheim will be honored with the ASCAP Founders Award at the opening night gala of "Sweeney Todd," March 12 at the Ahmanson Theatre in Los Angeles.