On the day that TCI's board decided to sell the company to AT&T, Tele-Communications Inc. president Leo Hindery was granted stock now worth $70 million, TCI revealed in a filing with the Securities…
Longtime William Morris agent Amy Schiffman has resurfaced as a manager, launching the boutique L.A.-based firm Amy Schiffman Literary Management and repping a list of journalists and screenwriters.
Shawn Hatosy (“In & Out”) will star opposite Freddie Prinze Jr. and Julia Stiles in the Kris Isaacson-helmed romantic drama “Down to You” for Miramax Films. Hatosy will play a frat-guy party animal…
A federal judge has ordered the Screen Actors Guild's New York branch to proceed with a runoff election that had been postponed pending a Department of Labor investigation.
ABC's "Sports Night" and the WB's "Felicity" have been picked up for next season, meaning that all three of the series created by Imagine Television this season have been renewed.
Multifaceted entertainment company Nelvana reported Tuesday a record increase of 75% in net earnings for the year, as well as a fourth-quarter jump of 34%.
Robyn Astaire, widow of dance great Fred Astaire, appeared before the California Senate Judiciary Committee on Tuesday to advocate passage of a bill that would make it easier for heirs to stop…
Moving forward with the fifth in the series, Universal has inked a deal with "Child's Play" creator Don Mancini to write and direct the next installment of the profitable horror franchise…
Planet Hollywood has announced five appointments in its public relations division. Patty Caruso will helm the new group, overseeing all media efforts and promotions on national and corporate levels…
In the first of several big changes at the production company, Brillstein-Grey Entertainment senior VP Michael Rosenfeld is leaving next month to rejoin CAA, the agency his father helped create.
In line with expectations, U.K. cabler Telewest Communications has posted pre-tax losses of £313.6 million ($508 million) for the year ended Dec. 31, up from losses of $502 million in 1997 but…