The Williamstown Theater Festival is lining up a fair share of Hollywood thesps for its summer slate, with a deal inked for Eric Stoltz and one imminent for "Friends" star David Schwimmer.
Worldwide music sales hit $38.7 billion in 1998, according to new figures from the global music industry rep IFPI, up a respectable 3%.
Sen. Commerce Committee Chairman John McCain, R-Ariz., has signed on to a proposal to hold an emergency White House summit to include the firearms and entertainment industries.
Sony Pictures has struck a deal with "Blade" scribe David Goyer for a feature adaptation of the Harlan Ellison sci-fi novel "Phoenix Without Ashes."
At a board meeting Tuesday night, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences voted to table a motion to rescind its January decision to combine the categories of documentary feature and docushort.
TV producers Steven Bochco ("NYPD Blue"), David E. Kelley ("Ally McBeal," "The Practice") and Ed Zwick ("thirtysomething") will be headlining "The Television Author: Shaping Character and…
Macrovision Corp., the leading provider of copyright protection software for the homevideo and DVD markets, reported Monday first quarter profits rose 87% to $1.9 million over $994,000 for the same…
E! Entertainment TV has reorganized its programming department, promoting senior execs Greg Brannan, Marta Tracy and John Rieber.
William Kartozian will step down at the end of the year as president of the National Assn. of Theatre Owners, a position he has held for the past 11 years.
Miramax has hired Sally A. Morrison, former American Federation for AIDS Research (AmFAR) VP of external affairs, to the newly created position of senior VP of publicity. Morrison will be in charge…
In the wake of last week's shootings in Littleton, Colo., members of the House plan to introduce a resolution today requiring the Surgeon General to conduct a study of the impact of media violence on…