Digital Theater Systems president Bill Neighbors, who helped launch the motion picture sound equipment maker six years ago, will ankle his post as of Feb. 15.
Lifetime will invest $5 million in its new pro-social campaign, an initiative on the issue of child care that will include an original documentary produced by actress Lee Grant.
Marking yet another major promotion in recent months, Warner Bros. Online has upped Jeff Weiner to the newly created position of veep of planning, development and administration, the division's…
Nominations for the 24th annual Cesar awards (the French equivalent of the Oscars) were announced Wednesday, producing a fair amount of surprises.
ABC has ponied up about $35 million for the exclusive broadcast TV rights to Universal's blockbuster hit "Patch Adams" and its two recent disappointing theatricals, "Meet Joe Black" and "Babe: Pig in…
Elmore Leonard, who penned the novels "Get Shorty" and "Out of Sight," is one of several authors headlining the Writers Bloc literary programs Feb. 12-26 in Los Angeles.
Despite what's shaping up as a shaky year for pay TV in Latin America, Turner is looking to roll out Turner Classic Movies before the millennium is out.
Warner Bros. has committed to a big-budget, live-action version of Roald Dahl's "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory" and hired "Out of Sight" scribe Scott Frank to pen the script.
Syndicated TV series as a category climbed to an average 2.8 rating in the fourth quarter of 1998 in overall daytime Nielsens, an 8% jump over the same period a year ago -- and syndication's best…
The Berlin Intl. Film Fest unveiled Tuesday a lineup of celebrities in town for the Feb. 10-21 gathering, complementing the strong program and a competition selection that reads like a Cannes agenda.
Toymaker Mattel Inc. on Tuesday reported a 69% drop in fourth-quarter earnings.