-- The BBC will move all of its merchandising and licensing inhouse in the U.S. and Canada, hiring Nancy Gendimenico to serve as point person.
Echoing the criticism the Los Angeles Films Critics Assn. fired at the Motion Picture Assn. of America and Warner Bros. last week, 28 members of the New York Film Critics Circle have railed against…
MGM Inc.'s shares stole higher Monday in a soft stock market as one Wall Street analyst recommended the stock as a "strong buy," a rating the beleaguered studio probably hasn't seen in a quite some…
The guy who puts the pathos and bathos into the World Wrestling Federation's matches is headed for primetime.
Entertainment industry assistants, hoping to work their way up into exec posts, have a new networking tool on the 'Net.
DreamWorks big-budget horror pic "The Haunting" brought home a hair-raising $33 million in its initial weekend, far exceeding most expectations and leading a still-sizzling summer box office.
British music giant EMI Group will buy Windswept Pacific Music, which owns the publishing rights to the hits of blockbuster pop group the Spice Girls for $197.3 million, the Sunday Times reported.
Ellen DeGeneres is close to inking a pilot deal with CBS and Artists Television Group for a show-within-a-show comedy vehicle described as "The Larry Sanders Show" meets "The Carol Burnett Show."
Big Entertainment has tapped Donna Freed as exec VP to head its new strategic marketing group for its Hollywood.com entertainment Web site subsidiary.
Heavy-hitting national entries in Japan and Hong Kong added to the explosive firepower of U.S. titles to stoke the foreign B.O. last week, although the exhibitors' enemy -- baking-hot weather…