AT&T and Tele-Communications Inc. went on the offensive Friday to turn around investor sentiment towards the telco's $48 billion acquisition of TCI's cable systems, holding a conference call with…
Keri Selig is set to join Arnold and Anne Kopelson's 20th Century Fox-based Kopelson Entertainment as a senior VP of production.
Paxson Communications has enlisted TV marketing maven Steve Sohmer to spearhead the promo blitz for the launch of its Pax Net web this summer.
Both kids and their parents answered the call of the wild over the weekend -- to the tune of $29 million -- as the Eddie Murphy starrer led the domestic box office to its second consecutive $100…
Fox 2000 has paid a low six-figure sum for "Here on Earth," a romantic drama pitch by Michael Seitzman for Friendly Prods.
With about 60% of business completed in the cable upfront ad market, cable is on track to reach the $2.8 billion total sales figure that its honchos optimistically predicted prior to the market.
The man who's generally described as "the uncredited writer of the first draft of 'American Graffiti' " has just inked a deal with St. Martin's Press, for a novel due out in spring 1999.
Richard Gere and Julia Roberts will reteam for the first time since the B.O. hit "Pretty Woman" in the Lakeshore-Interscope production "Runaway Bride" for Paramount Pictures.
MSNBC anchor Keith Olbermann is apologizing for some nasty comments he made about Fox News Channel.
A.H. Belo Corp. announced plans to repurchase shares Thursday, claiming its "stock has never represented better value."
If it's the Oscar show, it must be Sunday. That's the decree of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences, in an announcement that had been expected for months (Daily Variety, Feb. 10).