Ending eight years of legal squabbling in two hours of deliberation, a federal jury decided Tuesday that legit tunesmith Andrew Lloyd Webber had not stolen material from a Baltimore liturgical…
Subscribers to digital satellite radio will soon be able to hear new music channels targeted to black listeners, courtesy of Black Entertainment Television and XM Satellite Radio.
Twentieth Century Fox TV has inked a four-year overall deal with David Greenwalt, executive producer of "Buffy the Vampire Slayer," who also is co-creating and executive producing the WB netlet's…
Emmy Award-winning actress Laurie Metcalf ("Roseanne') has been cast opposite Norm Macdonald ("Saturday Night Live") in the new Bruce Helford ("The Drew Carey Show") comedy pilot for ABC, which…
Newcastle United soccer club has confirmed it has received a preliminary takeover approach worth $265 million from an unnamed bidder.
Television movie producer Orly Adelson Prods. has entered the series television arena through a first-look deal with Columbia TriStar TV.
The Marche International du Film, the organizing body for the Cannes film market, has appointed praisery DDA Mediatek to handle publicity and marketing for its International Exhibition of Technology…
The cable industry received a clean bill of financial health Tuesday from Duff & Phelps Credit Rating Co. in a comprehensive report that contends the "industry really does have a new look compared to…
Attorney John Frankenheimer has been named co-chairman of legal powerhouse Loeb & Loeb. The move dissolves the firm's management committee and puts the policy and business decisions under…
General Electric Co. stock jumped 7.3% Tuesday to close at $93.12 a share after chairman Jack Welch predicted solid 1999 profit gains and said GE unit NBC had experienced a quadrupling in value over…
The USA Network will commission up to $85 million a year worth of TV movies and miniseries, more than any other basic-cable network in the U.S.