The Cartoon Network has tapped Laurie Goldberg as VP of public relations. Goldberg will be based in Atlanta and will oversee all publicity and public relations activity on behalf of the net…
MTV has greenlit more than 25 scripts for pilots for its 1999 programming season, according to Brian Graden, exec VP of programming.
Bankrupt theater concern Livent Inc.'s controlling shareholder, Michael Ovitz, contributed $1 million of a $5 million loan that Livent directors made shortly after the company's Chapter 11 financial…
Retro cabler TV Land will bolster its lineup by adding more than 30 old cop- and crime-related series, including "Dragnet," "Kojak" and "Adam 12."
Kathy Bates' next role will be as a member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences' board of governors.
The Sundance Channel and the Directors Guild of America will team on a four-part series of TV specials about the filmmaking process.
Showbizzers are buzzing about the Walt Disney Co.'s move to limit the number of Disney and ABC employees covered by non-union employment contracts.
Betty Thomas will take a seriocomic look at drug and alcohol rehab in "28 Days," which she's helming for Columbia Pictures with her partner, Jenno Topping, producing through their Tall Trees Prods.
Karen Hale Wookey, a script supervisor for “All the President’s Men” and “Patriot Games,” died Sept. 9 in Los Angeles of heart failure. She was 74. Wookey, the daughter of actor Alan Hale Sr. and…
November box office reached record heights of $599.1 million, a figure which tops the former championship frame set in 1996 by 4%, but falls about 1% short of record admission levels also set two…
After sifting through a record 850 American dramatic feature submissions, the Sundance Film Festival has selected 114 films to present at the 1999 edition of the event, which runs Jan. 21-31 in Park…