Legit director Mike Ockrent, helmer of the smash Broadway musicals "Me and My Girl" and "Crazy for You," died Thursday at Gotham's Sloan Kettering Hospital of acute leukemia. He was 53.
In a preemptive deal worth just under $1 million, Warner Books has acquired tyro novelist Nancy Geary's murder story "Miss Fortune."
Kurt C. Hall, prexy and CEO of United Artists Theatre Circuit, knew he had joined select company in being selected Motion Picture Pioneer of the Year past honorees include Bob Hope, Darryl Zanuck…
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SFX Entertainment shares took a dive Thursday after two analysts slashed fourth-quarter earnings estimates based on sluggish ticket sales for year-end events.
Writer-producer Jonathan Katz -- the self-confessed "troubled" mind behind Comedy Central's animated hit "Dr. Katz, Professional Therapist" -- has inked an overall multiyear deal to develop primetime…
Nickelodeon has upped Ruth Sarlin to senior VP of brand and franchise marketing.
Optimism is creeping back onto the agenda at the Cable and Satellite Broadcasting Assn. of Asia (Casbaa) conference and exhibition, which runs here through Friday.
David E. Kelley's high-profile ABC drama "Snoops" will soon be history, at least in part because of the success of the net's "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire."
The "Trial" is just beginning for Dick Wolf and Studios USA now that Chris-Craft stations in Gotham, Los Angeles and Baltimore have committed to access deals for the new reality-courtroom strip…
Producer Robert W. Goodwin has sued DreamWorks for $1.8 million, alleging that production on a new television series was shut down and he was unfairly fired from his post as exec producer because…
Veteran "Saturday Night Live" producer Marci Klein has been tapped as prexy of SNL Studios Television, the small screen production arm of the NBC-owned unit.