Cape Waterfront founder Herman Binge said his company is likely to be "redefined" under its new ownership by Pearson's Grundy subsidiary in South Africa.
NBC will funnel theatrical movies to Sunday afternoons during the fourth quarter of 1998 in an effort to replace the American Football Conference games that the network lost to CBS in a bidding war…
Banner Entertainment has acquired J.H. Wyner's mob-themed spec "The Mexican."
Richard E. Grant will play the Scarlet Pimpernel in three new telepics to be co-produced by the BBC, London Films, A&E Network and ABC Australia.
Martin Scorsese has been chosen as jury president of the 51st Cannes Film Festival, which this year unspools May 13-24.
Nina Jacobson, a senior production exec with DreamWorks, has ankled to become an exec VP of production with Walt Disney Pictures and Hollywood Pictures under prexy David Vogel, the studio announced…
The National Assn. of Broadcasters' board has endorsed a proposal that would allow satcasters to provide a package of programming that includes local TV station signals.
The PBS docu series "Frontline" grabbed the top award at Wednesday night's 56th annual Alfred I. duPont-Columbia University Journalism Awards -- known as the "Pulitzers of broadcast journalism."
Viacom chairman Sumner Redstone confirmed Wednesday that the entertainment conglomerate would sell the bulk of its Simon & Schuster publishing business in the next six months in a deal that will…
The Los Angeles Film Critics Assn.'s 23rd award luncheon Wednesday was largely a love-in between local film reviewers and their 1997 slate of favorites.
ABC Inc. prexy Bob Iger and ABC Sports/ESPN prez Steve Bornstein insisted Wednesday that they still have hopes of keeping football profitable, despite Disney's $9.2 billion hand-off to the NFL for…