Bo Diddley, Paul Robeson, the Mills Bros. and Roy Orbison have been named recipients of the Lifetime Achievement Award from the National Assn. of Recording Arts & Sciences.
Kevin Yorn has been made a full partner and is getting his name on the door at the Santa Monica-based entertainment and corporate law firm now known as Barnes Morris Wolf & Yorn.
King World Prods.' stock jumped $1.12 to $56.75 Tuesday after the syndie said it would split its stock two-for-one if shareholders approve an increase in the number of shares available to be issued.
Walt Disney Co. subsid Disney TeleVentures has upped three of its vice presidents to senior VPs.
Just a week after Warner Bros.' ouster of domestic marketing president Chris Pula, New Line Cinema announced Tuesday it has grabbed WB's advertising and publicity veep Lori Drazen.
Swiss media manager August Fischer has been named chairman of Berlin-based publishing house Axel Springer Verlag AG.
Fox Broadcasting Co. has picked up the Universal TV comedy pilot "The 900 Lives of Jackie Frye," which was developed and passed on by ABC earlier this year.
Fox 2000 and Fox Searchlight have banded together to acquire the Niall Williams' novel "Four Letters of Love" for Stanley Tucci to write and direct. He'll also produce with his partner, Beth…
Locations '98, the 13th Annual trade show of the Assn. of Film Commissioners Intl. (AFCI) and the world's largest exhibition of locations and location services, will be held Feb. 20-22 at the Los…
"The Magic Hour" has arrived. Twentieth Television's new syndie latenight talkshow hosted by Earvin (Magic) Johnson has been picked up by all 22 Fox-owned TV stations for a June 8 bow. The NBA legend…
The arrival of three commercial TV networks on the Hungarian dial has created a frantic demand for programming that is jacking up prices, fostering multimillion-dollar output deals and opening vistas…