NBC Sports chairman Dick Ebersol said he's confident that the IOC (Intl. Olympic Committee) will institute a series of reforms that should bring to an end the corruption associated with bidding for…
After a spirited bidding war, Steve Reuther's Warner Bros.-based Bel Air has landed the screen rights to Ben Sherwood's proposed novel "The Man Who Ate a 747," with Jon Turteltaub attached to direct…
NBC has picked up 13 episodes of a new David Spade animated comedy co-produced by Brillstein-Grey Entertainment and NBC Studios.
Actor-comedian Steve Harvey has signed on with Magic Johnson Management Group.
Cablevision Systems' strategy to dominate New York's entertainment industry received a major blow Thursday when the New York Yankees announced they will merge with the New Jersey Nets.
In a move that's kicked succession speculation into overdrive at the Mouse House, Bob Iger was upped to chairman of the ABC Group and president of Walt Disney Intl. on Thursday, while ESPN/ABC Sports…
The WB Network has added 750,000 more cable homes to its potential audience in markets below the top 100.
Larry Kasanoff's Threshold Entertainment and Mark Damon's Behaviour Worldwide have pacted to finance and distribute a slate of eight pics based on some of the world's bestselling videogames.
More than 700,000 DBS subscribers will wake up Monday morning to find that CBS and Fox have gone dark, now that a federal judge in Miami has blocked DirecTV's attempt to sidestep a Feb. 28 deadline…
Unfazed by Brazil's economic crisis and a 40% currency devaluation, Buena Vista Home Entertainment is about to set up a direct distribution outlet in Sao Paolo.
The 15th annual Southland Theatre Artist Goodwill Event will celebrate the Broadway music of Richard Adler, Jerry Bock and Cy Coleman at fund-raisers today and Saturday at Cal State L.A.'s Luckman…