Hollywood's struggle to confront its responsibilities to the nation's youth became glaringly apparent over the weekend at the Writers Guild Foundation's "Words Into Pictures" conference in Santa…
ABC wants affils to cough up nearly $50 million a year to defray the costs of "Monday Night Football" as part of plans to settle contentious issues dividing the two sides.
Worries about Viacom's prospects for completing an initial public offering of vid chain Blockbuster have dragged down Viacom's stock price 20% in the past two months, prompting some on Wall Street to…
Enjoying its third and final weekend with young North American moviegoers virtually all to itself, "Star Wars: Episode I -- The Phantom Menace" raked in an estimated $32.2 million, bringing its cume…
The Cartoon Network Online said Monday that it plans to revive the '70s hit "The Banana Splits" as an interactive program to bow on its Web site in 2000.
Robert Hopkins has been upped to senior veep and general manager at Sony Pictures High Definition Center.
Actor-comedian Eddie Griffin has signed to star in indie film "The Second Coming of Sammy" for One Mind Sound Prods. ("House Party 3," "I'm Gonna Git You Sucka," "Hollywood Shuffle"). Described as an…
Jan Vavra was named new general director at Nova TV on Friday. The 45-year-old news director of Nova replaces Vladimir Zelezny, who was dismissed by CME president Fred Klinkhammer in mid-April.
Gotham-based First Run Features has picked up "Go Fish" director Rose Troche's second film, the gay-themed comedy "Bedrooms & Hallways." Pic opened the New York Gay and Lesbian Film Festival last…
Launch Media Inc. said Monday it has inked a partnership with Road Runner, making it the exclusive music content provider for the high-speed Internet service's 8 million subscribers.