Gemstar Intl. Group has officially rejected the $2.8 billion buyout offer from rival TV program guide developer United Video Satellite Group, which is controlled by cable giant Tele-Communications…
Oscar-nominated screenwriter Paul Attanasio and producer Katie Jacobs have inked a two-year, first-look deal for their Heel & Toe Films to develop and produce features for Paramount Pictures.
ABC Entertainment has named Quinn Taylor VP of movies for television. He reports to Susan Lyne, executive VP, movies and miniseries, ABC Entertainment.
Artisan Entertainment, whose release "Pi" made a strong exclusive debut over the weekend, has acquired domestic rights to NYU film school alum Bennett Miller's documentary "The Cruise."
In an effort to strengthen its sales effectiveness, NBC restructured its sales division and created a sales development and marketing department, said Neil Braun, president, NBC Television Network.
Actor Ron Livingston joins William Hurt, Nigel Hawthorne, Miranda Richardson and Irene Jacob in "The Big Brass Ring," a film based on a script originally written by Orson Welles.
Though ABC entertainment execs fessed up to the web's pile of problems last season, they boldly declared Wednesday at the Television Critics Assn. press tour that ratings will grow this fall.
Motion Picture Assn. of America topper Jack Valenti today will tell a group of Internet professionals that online commerce is headed for a "digital disaster" unless copyright owners can secure their…
William Morrow & Co. announced Wednesday that book marketer Marly Rusoff will join the company Aug. 3 as VP, associate publisher and executive director of marketing.
Johnny Depp and director Tim Burton will likely collaborate for a third time on Paramount and Scott Rudin Prods.' romantic horror pic "Sleepy Hollow." Depp, who starred in Burton's "Edward…
Three Los Angeles and Gotham-based public relations firms -- Rachel McCallister & Associates, Pogachefsky Co. and KillerApp Communications -- have melded into a single agency, MPRM.