When Betty Jane Perske from the Bronx steps onstage to receive her Kennedy Center Honor for a lifetime of commendable work in the arts, no one will be surprised, except perhaps Lauren Bacall herself.
Universal Studios' majority-owned arthouse unit October Films is in talks to launch a book imprint that would be distributed worldwide by Penguin Books, sources said Wednesday.
In a season when Americans traditionally give blessings for the God-given food on their tables, studio honchos should also bow their heads and thank their corporate parents: From Sony's art deco Rita…
MGM Gold, the 24-hour movie network, has announced several deals at the Cable and Satellite Broadcasting Assn. of Asia conference.
The relaunch of NBC's "The Tony Danza Show" in its new 8:30 p.m. Wednesday timeslot performed nearly 10% better than it had at 8 p.m., but the show still placed fourth in both homes and demos against…
New Line Cinema will take over at next year's ShoWest as sponsor of the Wednesday luncheon, hosted for more than a decade by Warner Bros.
A little more than 20 years ago, George Stevens Jr. decided it was time for the U.S., the driving force in the world's popular culture, to figure out a way to salute it's performing art with…
"Saturday Night Live" veteran Jon Lovitz is developing a new ABC sitcom at Disney created and executive produced by "Working" and "Cybill" veteran Mike Langworthy for fall 1998.
The National Board of Review will honor Robert Duvall on Feb. 9 with its 1997 career achievement award at its annual gala dinner at Tavern on the Green.
Sony Pictures Entertainment's AXN, the 24-hour action and adventure channel, has reached a distribution of 5 million households in the eight weeks since its launch, according to CEO James Buklarewicz.
Time Warner's TBS is continuing to sign up cable operators to pay the network a license fee for the first time in TBS' two decades of operation, with Adelphia Communications the latest convert.