The guy who puts the pathos and bathos into the World Wrestling Federation's matches is headed for primetime.
Entertainment industry assistants, hoping to work their way up into exec posts, have a new networking tool on the 'Net.
DreamWorks big-budget horror pic "The Haunting" brought home a hair-raising $33 million in its initial weekend, far exceeding most expectations and leading a still-sizzling summer box office.
British music giant EMI Group will buy Windswept Pacific Music, which owns the publishing rights to the hits of blockbuster pop group the Spice Girls for $197.3 million, the Sunday Times reported.
Ellen DeGeneres is close to inking a pilot deal with CBS and Artists Television Group for a show-within-a-show comedy vehicle described as "The Larry Sanders Show" meets "The Carol Burnett Show."
Big Entertainment has tapped Donna Freed as exec VP to head its new strategic marketing group for its Hollywood.com entertainment Web site subsidiary.
Heavy-hitting national entries in Japan and Hong Kong added to the explosive firepower of U.S. titles to stoke the foreign B.O. last week, although the exhibitors' enemy -- baking-hot weather -…
Ellen Cooper, VP of communications for FX Networks, has decided to leave after five years with the cabler.
Ramping up its development activity, New Regency Prods. has paid $625,000 upfront in a preemptive bid for sizzling scribe Darryl Quarles' latest comedy spec, "Black Knight."
The Vineyard Theater is ready to harvest its 1999-2000 Off Broadway season, according to artistic director Douglas Aibel.
WABC-TV has upped two sales executives. Scott Dempsey has been promoted to national sales manager, and Dan Donovan has been named local sales manager. Both will report to Scott Simensky, general…