HOLLYWOOD PRIDES ITSELF on being a trailblazer, assiduously setting the styles for our global pop culture. When it comes to simple economics, however, this town is hardly a trendsetter. Hence…
Jim Wiatt's resignation Friday from International Creative Management, where he served as co-chairman and co-CEO, could cause more turmoil in the agency business than has existed in several years.
Bookending his week nicely, scribe Adam Davis has sold his second spec, "Just Friends," to New Line Cinema for a mid-six-figure pricetag, days after selling his first spec to Dimension Films.
The flow of clients from International Creative Management to the William Morris Agency began on Monday, following former ICM co-chairman and co-CEO Jim Wiatt's arrival at WMA as president and…
Viewer's Choice, the dominant pay-per-view distributor in the U.S., has drawn up a blueprint to go after the cable TV rights to out-of-market games of Major League Baseball and the NHL.
Sarah Timberman, a six-year Columbia TriStar TV vet who shepherded the studio's signature hits "Dawson's Creek" and "Party of Five," has been promoted to exec VP of series development for Col TriStar.
As Viacom prepares to spin off its Blockbuster video rental chain, it's pushing the IPO of a strong company with a big brand, a robust balance sheet and booming market share. And investors are…
Jim Wiatt has been named president and co-CEO of the William Morris Agency today, and his tenure begins immediately.
A Screen Actors Guild board member intends to press his case tonight at a board meeting in Los Angeles that 55 fellow board members acted improperly in January when they voted to quash further…
Columbia TriStar TV has just shelled out an eye-popping high-six-figure fee for a drama script from Scott Rosenberg, who also has a drama pilot in the works with Col TriStar and the WB Network.
In a surprise ending to rival the film's twisty plot, Buena Vista's supernatural thriller "The Sixth Sense" stunned prognosticators by snatching the weekend box office title from odds-on favorite…