Do writers have any moral or ethical responsibility for what they write? Does the industry need a code of conduct, or is the Littleton backlash just another attack on the First Amendment?
Could Hollywood studios be prosecuted for marketing violent entertainment to minors? It may well happen, according to Sen. Joseph Lieberman (D-Conn.), one of Washington's harshest critics of the…
Henry Bromell ("Homicide") and Michael Pressman ("Picket Fences') have been named executive producers of the revamped David E. Kelley drama "Chicago Hope."
For the second consecutive week, the Backstreet Boys' "Millennium" was the bestselling album in the nation, with more than 621,000 copies of the disc going home with fans, according to sales data…
Musicvid helmer Sam Bayer is in negotiations to direct Sylvester Stallone in the remake of British gangster pic "Get Carter." Mark Canton, Neil Canton and Elie Samaha are producing the thriller, with…
"Home Improvement" has left ABC something special to remember it by -- a rare week on Nielsen's top shelf. Supercharged numbers for the final "Improvement" seg thrust ABC ahead of the adults 18-49…
After 10 days of screening network series, a sampling of top foreign TV buyers found they were "generally satisfied" with this year's programming crop, especially the renewed emphasis on dramas.
Sean Connery and Catherine Zeta-Jones proved a winning combination and a sorely needed tonic for exhibs last weekend as “Entrapment” snared $7.8 million from openings in nine markets plus holdovers…
Leeza Gibbons Enterprises has signed a deal with E! Entertainment TV to produce a series of quarterly hourlong specials, hosted by Gibbons, focusing on pop-culture issues.
Act One in the sale of bankrupt theater concern Livent Inc. closed Tuesday when Livent confirmed it had a deal with SFX Entertainment. But as Act Two begins and the deal is put before the U.S…