Gaga Communications has appointed Brian Maeda executive vice president of Gaga America, the Japanese distributor's Los Angeles-based subsidiary.
Viacom is inching closer to an initial public offering of stock in Blockbuster and shortly will name the lead underwriters for the deal, Viacom chairman Sumner Redstone said Thursday.
Anna Gunn has inked a deal to star in Shakespeare's "Measure for Measure" at the Ahmanson Theater this summer.
Miramax Films is near deals to bring its "Shakespeare in Love" stars Gwyneth Paltrow and Ben Affleck aboard "Bounce," a drama with romantic overtones to be directed this fall by Don Roos from his own…
Oscar was good to "Entertainment Tonight," according to Nielsen's national syndie ratings report for the week ending March 28.
There's a new kid on the entertainment marketing block -- Dyer Communications, Michel/Russo and Skyrocket Interactive have merged to form Total Creative, an advertising firm for film and television.
Universal Records has tapped Pat Monaco as senior veep to round out its exec ranks.
Mipdoc, a two-day mart devoted to nonfiction programming, unspools this weekend in Cannes as a prelude to the larger Mip TV trade show.
Giant-screen film company Imax Corp. has signed its largest international theater deal -- a six-theater agreement said to be worth up to $25 million -- with Italian chain Medusa Film.
There's something more to "There's Something About Mary" star Ben Stiller.