Kevin O'Brien, a well-known exec in broadcasting circles, is in talks with CBS topper Mel Karmazin for a high-ranking post at the Eye web's station group.
AT&T's plan to acquire Tele-Communications Inc. cleared a major regulatory barrier Wednesday when the Justice Dept. signed off on the $48 billion deal.
The latest release from Rapper DMX, "Flesh of My Flesh, Blood of My Blood," was the bestselling album in the nation and went home with about 670,000 fans Christmas week, according to sales data…
Livent Inc. disclosed Wednesday that the U.S. Bankruptcy Court has granted final approval to a previously announced financing package from investment firm Angelo Gordon & Co. that will deliver…
Scott Rudin and the producing team of Richard Frankel, Tom Viertel, Steven Baruch and Mark Routh are in final negotiations to move Paul Rudnick's "The Most Fabulous Story Ever Told," to Off…
Michael Phillips is the new L.A. Times theater critic. Phillips, 37, is currently drama critic for the St. Paul Pioneer Press.
Screenwriters for "A Civil Action," "Gods and Monsters," "Primary Colors," "A Simple Plan" and "The Thin Red Line" have been nominated for USC's Scripter Award, which honors the best realization of a…
Basic cable networks continued their steady, year-by-year climb as a category in the Nielsen ratings, shooting up another 2.8 million homes in 1998 to reach a record average of 22.7 million…
Domestic box office racked up its biggest single-year gain of the 1990s, posting an estimated $6.86 billion, or 10% boost, in 1998.
Kushner-Locke Co. announced late Tuesday that its losses in the fiscal year ened Sept. 30 widened 45% to $6.3 million, while revenues gained 33% to $75.8 million.
The two top executives at Walt Disney Co.'s ESPN Networks have moved up a notch. Steve Bornstein has been upped from president to chairman, and George Bodenheimer has moved from executive VP of sales…