The French government agency CDR's sale of the 1,000-title Epic film library is moving forward, CDR said Wednesday, as it disclosed the hiring of investment bank Furman Selz to handle the deal.
Puff Daddy, the alter ego of rap mogul Sean (Puffy) Combs, logged a second week at the top of the nation's album sales charts, with his Bad Boy/Arista disc "No Way Out" selling more than 185,500…
The quirky controversy brewing around the latest Guy Maddin pic sounds like something straight out of one of the offbeat Canadian helmer's own pictures.
John Lennon sparked outrage when he joked that his band was more popular than Jesus Christ. But if the hype surrounding the third album from Oasis is to be believed, then today's controversy is…
The WB netlet has tapped Russell H. Myerson to head the WeB, its new localized cable distribution system for markets ranked 100 and smaller. At the same time, Benedek Broadcasting is the first…
With legal and financial troubles mounting and its chairman Marion (Suge) Knight in prison, Death Row Records has been put on life support by execs at Universal Music Group and Interscope Records.
MGM announced on Wednesday the promotion of Tom Malanga, a 10-year vet of the television division, to the post of executive vice president for finance and strategic planning for the studio's…
While pop culture historians may be scratching their heads a hundred years from now over the meaning of the almost inexplicable popularity of such bands as Duran Duran, Culture Club and Huey Lewis…
General Cinema Theatres Inc. and Robert Redford formally announced Wednesday a joint venture creating Sundance Cinemas.
Indie TV producer Meryl C. Marshall has become the first woman in a decade to be elected president of the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences.
One day after Warner Bros. TV named Steve Pearlman chief of drama development, sources say the studio's No. 2 drama exec, David Zucker, has resigned.