Veteran L.A.-based adman Peter Stranger has been named president of J. Walter Thompson Los Angeles, taking over as the firm continues an expansion and a hoped-for return to its former status as a…
NBC and Dow Jones & Co. on Tuesday are expected to confirm plans to merge their competing European and Asian business news channels, forming a new joint venture to operate them.
After several weeks of trying to renegotiate singer Toni Braxton's recording contract, attorneys for the La-Face/Arista Records artist have filed a lawsuit against the label seeking to have the court…
George Clooney has gone south on "Wild Wild West," the Warner Bros. feature adaptation of the television series about Secret Service agents working undercover in the Old West, according to sources…
Alessandro Nivola ("Face/Off"), Josh Brolin ("Mimic") and Reese Witherspoon ("Fear") are set to star in the Michael Barker-helmed "Best Laid Plans" for Fox 2000 and Mike Newell and Alan Greenspan's…
Fox Family Films bested several bidders in a feeding frenzy for remake rights to "Piranha," the 1978 film scripted by John Sayles and directed by Joe Dante.
Adding to its growing portfolio of labels, the Sire Records Group has brought JVC Music into the fold. JVC, a potent jazz label and subsid of Japan-based Victor Entertainment, has pacted with Sire…
Chip-making behemoth Intel Corp. may be readying itself for primetime in the upcoming digital TV revolution -- in a new program that doesn't leave much room for its former partners, Microsoft Corp…
Warner Bros. and Polygram Filmed Entertainment are in advanced discussions to jointly finance Castle Rock Entertainment's production and marketing costs for as many as five features through a…
It was difficult to tell last week who came out on top in the latest battle of wills between NBC News prexy Andrew Lack and his longtime rival, Fox News helmer Roger Ailes.
Mexico's No. 2 broadcaster announced last week it plans to purchase a majority stake in the Chilean channel known as La Red.