New York Yankees majority owner George Steinbrenner is about to cut a deal to sell 70% of the team to Cablevision Systems for about $550 million, sources said over the weekend.
In the next few days, members of the Screen Actors Guild and the American Federation of Television & Radio Artists will find in their mailboxes a sturdy envelope of documents that will help them…
Ron Underwood will direct the Eddie Murphy vehicle "Pluto Nash" for Castle Rock Entertainment.
ABC, struggling to reach a contract agreement with the National Assn. of Broadcast Employees & Technicians, is showing it can strike such deals with other unions.
Though no decisions have been made yet by Seagram president Edgar Bronfman Jr. and Universal Studios prexy and CEO Ron Meyer, the status of U Pictures chairman and CEO Casey Silver is tenuous.
Local political tension has certainly made the last two months uneasy for Russia's Channel 1 broadcaster ORT (Russian Public Television), which has faced government attempts to reverse privatization…
Two more powerful Thursday specials have given Fox a key boost in its David-vs.-Goliath attempt to topple NBC in the battle for November sweeps supremacy with adults 18-49.
John Malone's pay TV network Starz will add two new multiplex channels in May 1999: Starz Cinema and Starz Family.
Ledafilms, Argentina's leading TV distributor, is ramping up its fledgling theatrical distribution arm.
Media relations and marketing firm Bragman Nyman Cafarelli and production-management company World of Wonder will receive the Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation 1998 Fairness Awards.
Milan Materak was elected as the new general director of Slovak TV in a parliamentary vote Thursday. The 52-year-old had emerged in recent days as the leading candidate out of a field of 20…