Organizers of the lackluster European Film Awards in Paris on Saturday defended it as a vast improvement on previous years amid claims it was biased toward French pics.
Seagram Co.'s record label has been sued for disseminating songs over the Internet by music publishers who claim the rights to hits such as "White Christmas'' and "Jailhouse Rock.''
NBC's "Ed" is looking like a good fit on its new night, finishing a solid second in Wednesday's 8 o'clock hour and providing a bigger boost to an already-potent "West Wing."
Working Title Films has added "The Poetess," directed by Mike Newell, and "Guru of Sex" helmed by Daisy Mayer, to its slate of productions for next year. Also in the works are Mel Smith's "Black…
The three-day Asia Television Forum, which replaced Mip Asia, closes today -- and has been a unique event.
No matter how he tries to spin it, Defense Secretary William Cohen just can't stop the din of protest over a $295,000 dinner he threw last week for Motion Picture Assn. of America prexy Jack Valenti…
Anschutz Entertainment Group, which presents live entertainment and sporting events at its owned facilities including Los Angeles' Staples Center, said Thursday it will acquire the Concerts West…
Bill Mechanic might not yet have a name for his company, but he is starting to stockpile some content: the fledgling studio owner has purchased the spec "When I Grow Up" from Steve Franks, who penned…
A new wave of pics by film school students is pushing the limits of conservative Chile's censorship laws. "LSD," "Florofilia" and "Historias de Sexo" are just three pics skedded for release this…
Coming off a strong primetime sweeps performance, NBC also has reason to crow about its strength in key fringe periods.
The Producers Guild of America will allow all members to nominate candidates for its Golden Laurel Awards instead of restricting choices to committees.