Former Largo Entertainment chairman Barr Potter has launched a new L.A.-based film company, Tripod Entertainment, with plans to finance and sell four to six big-budget pics a year.
In what is seen as a sign of confidence, Warner Bros. is seriously considering moving up the release date of its Will Smith starrer "Wild Wild West" from Friday, July 2, to Wednesday, June 30.
General Cinema has become the first major theater chain to embrace an industry-wide initiative by Kodak designed to enhance image quality on screens, which Kodak claims has fallen well below standard.
Peter Thea has been tapped senior veep of the domestic record label operation for the Zomba Group
Chancellor Media Corp. and Capstar Broadcasting Corp., two radio congloms slated to merge next month, reported sharp increases in first-quarter cash flow Wednesday on dramatically higher revenues…
France's giant communications and services group Vivendi has hinted that it is ready to sell its free television interests in order to concentrate on pay TV.
The WB Network's WB 100-Plus Station Group has inked its first programming deal with a major distrib outside of the Time Warner family, picking up the weekend rerun rights to "The Pretender" from…
Producer Kevin Loader will join Natural Nylon Entertainment as a partner after his current deal with the ill-fated Sony/Canal Plus joint venture the Bridge expires this month.
Online video retailer Reel.com has upped Dave Rochlin to the new position of senior veep/chief operating officer. In his new role, Rochlin will oversee key areas of Reel's day-to-day business…
Continuing its expansion push in the acquisitions arena, Lions Gate Films has promoted Sarah Lash to director of acquisitions.
Barry Diller's USA Networks and Ticketmaster Online-CitySearch on Wednesday officially scrapped plans to acquire Internet portal Lycos for $18 billion but say the companies plan to remain business…