Producers, directors, agents, and grips walked a little lighter Monday as news sank in that a tentative contract agreement had been reached between producers and the two main thesps' unions.
Billy Pittard and Ed Sullivan have formed Pittard Sullivan Prods., a division of Pittard Sullivan specializing in live-action production for commercials, TV network-identity packages and other…
The foreign B.O. dropped off the pace last weekend as "The Man in the Iron Mask," "Mouse Hunt," "Sphere" and "Anastasia" debuted with mixed results, while even the mighty "Titanic" slowed a little.
Jean Michel Ciszewski has been upped to the prexy post at Alliance International TV from his previous position as senior VP of sales.
In many ways the Paris Film Festival took on the personality of its young, press-adverse and indie-spirited jury president, Sean Penn, who the Gauls adoringly call "l'enfant terrible" of American…
Tammy Wynette, known as ''The First Lady of Country Music'' and world-renowned for her hit ''Stand by Your Man,'' died in her sleep at her Nashville home Monday, her management company said. She was…
Billionaire investor Paul Allen took the first step toward becoming a major player in cable Monday when he confirmed the acquisition of the nation's 10th biggest cabler, Marcus Cable Inc., for $2.775…
ITALY The Italian division of Sony Entertainment launches its new DVD format nationally today, with”Legends of the Fall,” “Jumanji,” “A Few Good Men,” “Bram Stoker’s Dracula” and “In the Line of Fire”…
Charles S. Swartz has joined Andersen Consulting as business development director. He comes to the media and entertainment outfit after turns at UCLA Extension’s entertainment studies & performing…
Primedia Inc. announced it has committed a pool of $20 million to Primedia Ventures -- a private fund to invest in early-stage Internet companies and other technology-driven opportunities.
Theatergoers appear to have given up Broadway for Lent, with almost every show's gross receipts decreasing last week. Broadway's gross receipts total dropped nearly 4%, down $432,140 to $11,269,752.