The Hearst Corp. has upped T.R. "Rocky" Shepard III to president and Keith A. McCloat to VP, business manager of King Features Syndicate, distributor of comics and editorial features to some 5,000…
MCI Worldcom will sell its stake in News Corp. for $1.39 billion, the media conglom revealed late Monday, with one-quarter of the stake being acquired by Saudi Prince Al Waleed Ben Talal.
Overseas B.O. data for the holiday weekend was sketchy due to vacations in many offshore territories, but Warner Bros. reported beefy bows by "Payback" in five markets while "Cruel Intentions" had a…
"KO Girls," one of the most talked about Japanese movies of 1997, was released at 20 cinemas in Taiwan last week, after a successful run in Hong Kong.
After today, there will be two Harveys hopping around Miramax's Tribeca offices: the company's famous co-prexy, and a certain 6-foot-3-1/2-inch invisible rabbit.
Broadway grosses climbed steadily last week as the season strides toward the finish line. Total B.O. was up by $1,022,070 to $13,292,379, and attendance climbed by almost 10,000, from 245,283 to…
The future still looks good for Fox's "Futurama" despite expected cooling in its second Sunday.
Marking a long-awaited strategic play in the Latino satcaster stakes, Sky Latin America at last has settled on a partner for Argentina.
Satcaster DirecTV has added the BBC America channel to its lineup, giving a major subscriber boost to the Beeb's fledgling U.S. outlet.
Stand-up comedian Wendy Liebman has inked a development deal with Sony Pictures Entertainment to develop a primetime or latenight animated series for a fall or midseason 2000 debut.
Lucille Lortel, an actress whose stage renown was far eclipsed by her later work as a producer and supporter of Off Broadway theater, died Sunday at New York Presbyterian Hospital following a brief…