The MGM Distribution Co., a unit of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Inc., has promoted five-year veteran Erik Lomis to be the division's exec VP and general sales manager.
The UCLA Extension Writers' Program will present a series of forums this winter with creators of situation comedies.
Like his "Waterboy" character, who transforms from a wimp into a football phenom, box office lightweight-turned-superstar Adam Sandler has inked a two-picture deal with New Line Cinema that will give…
Alliance Atlantis Communications reported Wednesday that it incurred a major loss in its first financial results since Alliance and Atlantis officially merged in late September.
The National Assn. of Broadcast Employees & Technicians has until today to formally accept or reject an offer from ABC that would keep health and life insurance and disability benefits in force for…
Diversifying from drama to children's programs, gameshows and docus helped Australia's Southern Star Group boost net profits by 21% to $A4.9 million ($3.1 million) on 13% higher operating revenues of…
The FCC issued a report Tuesday declaring that the three major webs are doing a good job when it comes to meeting the agency's mandate to air at least three hours of educational kidvid each week.
Chita Rivera recalled a phone call from John Kander and Fred Ebb when they previewed a new song for her. "Tell me that's not the greatest tribute!" the two-time Tony award winner boasted, "and…
Marking another blow to its online retailing rivals, Amazon.com announced an agreement Tuesday to serve as the sole merchant of music and videos for Microsoft's MSN.com and Shopping Channel Websites.
Cablevision Systems' negotiations to buy a majority stake in the New York Yankees from principal owner George Steinbrenner broke down Tuesday night.
The Film Society of Lincoln Center pulled an unauthorized screen adaptation of J.D. Salinger's "Franny and Zooey" from its three-week Iranian film festival, which began Nov. 20.