The $573 million MGM/Metromedia merger, whose idea was it? Sidney Sapsowitz says it was his, and in a complaint filed in Los Angeles Superior Court the former MGM finance exec VP is suing to get his…
Showtime Event Television, perhaps mindful that Saturday night's bite-shortened heavyweight championship fight between Evander Holyfield and Mike Tyson had set a record for pay-per-view buys and…
Telepictures Prods. has promoted Kevin E. Fortson to the newly created post of senior VP of production. Fortson has been VP of production for Warner Bros.' Telepictures since 1993.
The jewel in the crown of this year's ninth Galway Film Festival (July 8-13) on Ireland's western seaboard is the world premiere of Neil Jordan's "The Butcher Boy."
Navarre, one of the industry's leading indie music distributors, has undergone a complete restructuring as part of a five-year strategic plan.
Universal Television has discovered the child within its syndie hit "Hercules: The Legendary Journeys."
The soundtrack to "Space Jam" and discs from the Wallflowers, Spice Girls, Jewel and LeAnn Rimes were the top sellers for the first half of 1997, according to figures released Monday by the Recording…
Sports agent David Falk has joined forces with black-oriented showbiz company Space Station TV to broker the production of theatrical movies and made-for-cable pics geared to the urban, ethnic market.
The South Korean TV program "Ashes of Time" won the Prix Italia 1997 award for fiction, the jury representing nine international broadcasters announced Saturday in Ravenna, Italy.
TriStar Pictures has acquired "Dancer, Tex. Population 81" from the nascent Hollywood Stock Exchange production company in association with Caribou Pictures and Chase Prods., the studio confirmed…
The Disney Channel has shifted its original production machinery into high gear with a slate of six series poised to surface on the revamped cable net beginning in August.