Richard Branson's Virgin Group is selling the Our Price record store chain to a management buyout team for $143 million.
Director Martin Brest, whose Universal Pictures film "Meet Joe Black" has been tapped to close this year's ShowEast exhibitors confab, will receive the George Eastman Award during a ceremony Oct. 22…
Imperial Entertainment Group, the film finance division of Imperial Bancorp, is expanding into Canada via a new deal with Toronto-based Independent Film Financing.
Marco Amenta's "A Girl Against the Mafia," produced by France 3 and Odissea of France, walked away with the Golden Rembrandt at the fourth International Widescreen Festival Le Nombre D'Or Awards…
Composer/lyricist/author William Finn, best known for the Tony Award-winning musical "Falsettos," has begun a two-year residency at the Goodspeed Opera House during which he'll develop a new musical…
Retailer Camelot Music has upped Jack Rogers to prexy and chief operating officer. Rogers, a 13-year veteran of the company, takes the reins of the music industry's fourth-largest retailer after…
Broadway continues to follow its seemingly celestially-programmed seasonal spiral downward, with most shows losing coin last week. Broadway grosses were down $476,930 to take $7,728,566.
Kate Nelligan has inked a deal that will place her opposite Paul Rudd in the Miramax-distribbed pic, "Cider House Rules."
John Lack, a founder of MTV, has been appointed general director of Stream, the multimedia unit of Italy's newly privatized giant Telecom Italia and the only cable TV operator in the country.
USA Networks renewed and expanded its programming deal with CNET in which USA Network and sister cable web Sci-Fi Channel will televise four programs produced by the Internet company.
Stock in Walt Disney Co. dropped $1.37 to $24.43 Monday, its lowest point in almost a year, as investors reacted to the Mouse House's warnings of a downturn in fourth quarter profits, which it issued…