Actor Billy Burke has landed a co-starring role in Touchstone's upcoming parody pic, "Jane Austen's Mafia."
Disney Regional Entertainment, formed late last year, has announced its first project: DisneyQuest, a "virtual entertainment center" concept that Disney executives plan to introduce in Orlando, Fla.…
After weeks of rumor-mongering, President Clinton on Wednesday officially tapped William Kennard to replace Reed Hundt as FCC chairman.
Evergreen Media Corp. and Chancellor Broadcasting Corp. announced Wednesday that Justice Dept. antitrust officials want more information about their plans to acquire Katz Media, an advertising sales…
FRANCE Canal+ nixes Rock report Canal Plus on Wednesday denied a report by French daily La Tribune that the Gallic giant had reached an accord with Time Warner to buy its Castle Rock division. La…
Is "Jerry Springer" in a league of his own? Not quite, but Universal TV's syndie talkshow is hot enough ratings-wise to tie with "Rosie O'Donnell" and score a record-high national Nielsen household…
Signaling a significant push into the Latin music marketplace, Universal Latin America has inked a joint- venture pact with top record producer Gustavo Santoalalla to launch Surco Records. The pact…
Twentieth Century Fox has acquired a romantic comedy pitch tentatively titled "New Year's Eve" by Andrea Davis and Jeff Rothberg for Chris Columbus' 1492 Pictures.
Miramax Film's drama about corruption and cover-ups in the New York police force, "Cop Land," has replaced New Line's thriller "Dark Empire," directed by Alex Proyas, in the Midnight lineup of the…
Less than a year after its launch, the MGM Gold movie network has changed direction and decided to expand its offerings beyond the Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer/United Artists film library.
Dennis O'Connor has been named VP of domestic marketing and distribution for First Look Pictures.