Florida's top entertainment industry promoter is stepping down, in what seems to be part of a general shake-up of state showbiz policy.
Billionaire investor Paul Allen plans to invest as much as $200 million in Barry Diller's HSN Inc. to maintain his 11% stake in the company after its $4.075 billion stock-and-cash acquisition of USA…
Danny Yarbrough has been named chairman of Sony Music Distribution (SMD). The ascension had been expected when Paul Smith retired from the post at the beginning of the year.
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Cinepix Film Properties has been renamed Lions Gate Films Inc. by its new parent company, Lions Gate Entertainment Corp., which also named former CFP exec vice president Jeff Sackman president of…
EXCLUSIVEBrendan Fraser will perform the voice of the title character in Pentafour Films' animated feature "Sinbad: Beyond the Veil Mists."
Culture Crossing Intl., formed to finance and manage niche entertainment ventures, has announced its first foray into the industry with the establishment of Goodspot, a creative studio that will…
The Disney Co.'s ABC has fended off an aggressive bid by NBC to hang on to the exclusive rights to "Monday Night Football" through the year 2005.
The Sundance Channel has promoted Larry Aidem from acting president to president and appointed two new top programming executives, Tom Harbeck and Liz Manne.
James Bond and the good ship Titanic helped propel the Australian B.O. to an all-time high in 1997 -- the 10th consecutive year of growth.
‘Godzilla’ duo to settle at Sony The much-sought-after team of Dean Devlin and Roland Emmerich and their Centropolis Entertainment is in final talks for an overall deal with Sony Pictures…