Twenty-one years after Richard Dreyfuss and Marsha Mason co-starred in the Neil Simon-penned pic "The Goodbye Girl," they've inked deals to topline a West End stage production of the same author's…
FROM THE WESTERN CABLE SHOWMicrosoft Corp. Wednesday moved ahead in the emerging high-tech battle for control over television digital set-top boxes by announcing a deal with one of the major set-top…
Fans celebrating Real Madrid's victory over Brazil's Vasco de Gama in the Intercontinental Cup Dec. 1 now have something more to cheer about: The new world champion soccer club will now get its own…
Fox's revamped Tuesday lineup already needs changing, with smelly first-try numbers from the struggling rookie sitcom "Holding the Baby."
John Travolta goes face to face with this year's Nortel Palm Springs Intl. Film Festival.
Lisa DiMarzio has been upped to senior vice president of worldwide marketing partnerships for Paramount's Motion Picture Group. In her new position, she will be responsible for developing global…
Viacom Inc. redeemed $600 million in preferred stock held by Bell Atlantic Corp. on Wednesday in the entertainment conglom's latest move to reduce debt with cash received from the sale of its…
Zak Penn inked a Fox 2000 deal worth high-six against low-seven figures for "Escher's Code," a pitch for a dramatic film about a world controlled by a computer program. The futuristic story pits the…
FROM THE WESTERN CABLE SHOW Because cable networks keep raising their fees to cable distributors, cable ops will have no choice but to drop cable webs from their lineups, Matt Bond, exec VP…
The Society of Motion Picture and Television Art Directors has renewed Scott Roth's contract as executive director, lasting through 2001.
NBC is getting into the online home shopping biz in a big way -- just in time for the holiday gift-giving season.