Canadian helmer Atom Egoyan set a somber tone on Thursday night for the 22nd Toronto Intl. Film Festival when he dedicated the opening-night film, his pic "The Sweet Hereafter," to fellow Canuck…
New York Daily News editor-in-chief Pete Hamill quit Thursday, just nine months after arriving at the embattled tabloid.
Singers Randy Travis and Meat Loaf have inked to star opposite Kevin Sorbo in "Black Dog" at Universal from Prelude Pictures and Raffaella Prods.
Sullivan Broadcasting Co. CEO Dan Sullivan and his backer, investment fund Abry Partners Inc., have formed a new $400 million company to buy TV stations in small and medium markets, it said Thursday.
In spite of a strong start last month, ratings for syndication's new latenight contenders, Buena Vista TV's "The Keenen Ivory Wayans Show" and Columbia TriStar's "Vibe," are trending down.
E.W. Scripps has sold its two San Antonio outlets, KENS-TV and KENS-AM, to A.H. Belo in exchange for Belo's 56% stake in the TV Food Network and $75 million in cash. Sources say the overall value of…
John Cusack is near a deal to star for director Mike Newell in "Pushing Tin," an irreverent look at air traffic controllers. The film will be cleared for takeoff shortly at Fox 2000, where Art Linson…
Sharon Williams has been named to the newly created position of director of broadcast services and artist relations at ABC TV Network.
Just a day before some industry freelancers would have been subject to back taxes for not registering as home-based businesses, officials say the city council may delay implementation for writers…
Attorney Michael Rubel has joined Creative Artists Agency as general counsel at the percentery. Rubel joins CAA from Del, Rubel, Shaw, Mason & Derin, where he was a managing partner.
Fox Kids Worldwide Inc. completed its merger with Intl. Family Entertainment Inc., the companies said Thursday.