Sixteen blacklisted screenwriters whose names were omitted from films on which they worked will at last get the recognition they deserved.
Gotham literary agent Ralph M. Vicinanza has established Created By, a Los Angeles-based management/ production company formed around many of his science-fiction author-clients and their previously…
British Sky Broadcasting will launch a 24-hour sports news channel Aug. 10 on its new Sky Digital Satellite platform.
In an effort to gain a foothold in the burgeoning cyber-economy of electronic commerce, Hollywood Entertainment Corp. -- operator of the nation's second largest video retail chain -- has agreed to a…
ShoWest, which next year celebrates its 25th anniversary, will boast its biggest-ever tradeshow in terms of both the number of exhibitors and hours of operation.
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will host a tribute to famed comedic filmmaker Preston Sturges at 8 p.m. on Aug. 19 at the Academy's Samuel Goldwyn Theater.
Robert E. Smith, better known as "Buffalo Bob" Smith, the cowboy-suited host of "The Howdy Doody Show" who delighted the baby-boom generation in the early years of TV, died Thursday of lung cancer at…
Garth Brooks' "No Fences" and Alanis Morissette's debut "Jagged Little Pill" were certified by the Recording Industry Assn. of America at 16 million units, making them two of the bestselling albums…
Miramax Films has acquired North American rights from CineTel Films to the romantic comedy "Telling You," which will premiere at the Hollywood Film Festival Aug. 7.
BET Holdings announced after the market closed Thursday that it has received the required shareholder vote to approve the acquisition of its outstanding common stock not already owned by Robert L…
Ronny Cox ("Total Recall," "Beverly Hills Cop") has inked to join Sandra Bullock, Ben Affleck, Maura Tierney and Blythe Danner in the DreamWorks romantic comedy "Forces of Nature."