Rupert Murdoch's News Corp. will raise an estimated $2 billion to $3 billion in cash by spinning off its Fox film studio and television assets into a separately traded public company called Fox Group.
Columbia Pictures has lassoed Gus Van Sant to direct "Brokeback Mountain," a love story about two gay cowboys.
Longtime Nickelodeon executive Tom Ascheim has been named general manager of Noggin, the kids educational cable network from Nick and Children's Television Workshop.
The Motion Picture Assn. of America failed in its effort to win a bigger piece of the copyright royalty pie paid by the cable industry.
"Dateline NBC'' co-anchor Jane Pauley has quietly inked a new agreement with NBC that will pay her in the neighborhood of $5.5 million per year and keep her at the network for at least five more…
The tourists have arrived, and it appears they love New York in June. Broadway saw grosses jump by $506,026, for a total of $11,947,654, with most shows experiencing healthy lifts.
Disney's Buena Vista Internet Group and Mouse-owned ABC.com have linked with online music retailer N2K Music Boulevard to provide electronic stores for the popular Disney.com and ABC.com Internet…
Adrian Lyne's remake of "Lolita" will make its New York premiere July 28 as a benefit for the Film Society of Lincoln Center.
United Artists has paid a low six-figure against mid six-figure sum for the Holly Sklar romantic comedy pitch "Kamikaze Dating" for David Ladd and Anne D'Amato to produce.
Len Lesser, best known for his role as "Uncle Leo" in NBC's "Seinfeld," has inked to star in Oracle Prods.' indie feature "Fireflies," which begins shooting July 27 in New York.