Will Tracey Ullman take on syndication? Sources say the British sketch comedy maven has had conversations with execs at Eyemark Entertainment about a possible syndie variety show for fall 1998.
The British Academy of Film & Television Arts has chosen Dolby Laboratories Inc. to receive a Special Technical Award to mark the company's "outstanding technical achievements in film sound."
TBS Superstation prexy Bill Burke said Monday that his cable network plans to make "a competitive bid" to snare the firstrun rights to "Friends" away from NBC when the Peacock web's licensing deal…
One of the most high-profile cases in town may soon be coming to a resolve. Lawyers for Sony Pictures Entertainment and John Travolta are expected to ask the court for a six-month continuance today…
Public relations firm Jason Weinberg & Associates has hired former ICM TV talent agent Michael Simon and Craig Schneider, formerly of Susan Culley & Associates.
Unlike in the TV and film industries, attorneys in the music business frequently wield more power and have more influence.
The highly sought life rights to Peter Leonard, a man with a third-grade education who gained national recognition when he won a seat in the New Hampshire House of Representatives, have been granted…
Topics of diversity and universality are hot in L.A.'s clubland. With Southern California's melting-pot demographics, clubs can prosper by appealing to several ethnic groups.
C. Thomas Howell, Roddy Piper and David Carradine began shooting Monday in Toronto on Filmwave Picture's sci-fi actioner "Shepherd."
When Jon Favreau began taking free swing-dance lessons at the Derby, little did the retro club's owner imagine that her bar would one day become indelibly linked to "Swingers," a movie that was then…
Warner Bros. spokesmen were working overtime Monday responding to a letter from the White House protesting the use of President Clinton's image in the movie "Contact."