About 50 newswriters, editors and producers at KABC and the ABC News bureau in Los Angeles want to dump NABET as their union.
Chinese Television Network has signed a deal with Television & Radio Broadcasting Services Australia (Tarbs) to launch a 24-hour Mandarin channel Down Under.
Louis J. Horvitz, who won an Emmy for directing last year's Academy Awards telecast, will helm the 1999 edition of the show, which he calls "the Holy Grail of television events."
SPECIAL REPORTIt was a comeback year for Viacom chairman Sumner Redstone, who has seen success in both operations at the entertainment conglom and in corporate maneuvering. Not surprisingly, Viacom's…
Three partners have ankled the New York entertainment law firm Frankfurt, Garbus, Klein & Selz, and are taking with them such clients as Jim Sheridan, Ang Lee and Sarah Jessica Parker.
Two world premieres from Asian directors will compete for Golden and Silver Bears at the 49th Berlin Intl. Film Festival (Feb. 10-21).
Glenn Close is in negotiations to join the cast of Stephen Sondheim's "A Little Night Music," which will be revived for the 1999-2000 season by the team of Margo Lion and Fred Zollo.
Buoyed by popular albums across all musical genres and by hefty sales during a particularly brisk fourth quarter, the music industry posted its second consecutive increase in annual album sales. More…
New Line Cinema has inked a deal with DirecTV to offer high-definition digital TV versions of its theatrical titles for the satcaster's pay-per-view channels.
"Armageddon," "Babe: Pig in the City," "Godzilla," "Mighty Joe Young," "Small Soldiers," "The Truman Show" and "What Dreams May Come" have been selected as the seven finalists for the best visual…
SPECIAL REPORTWhat better way to kick off the highest-grossing year in the studio's history than by co-producing the highest-grossing picture ever made?