News Corp. and Cox Communications executives sealed a new retransmission deal late Thursday, restoring the local Fox signal to cable systems in the suburbs of Washington, D.C., Cleveland, Dallas…
Brit megagroup Oasis has confirmed that it's setting up its own record label, Big Brother. The first release will be the band's new album, "Standing on the Shoulders of Giants," which will hit stores…
With TV and Internet program development execs desperately hunting for new comedy hits, Creative Artists Agency is expanding its roster of yuksters-for-hire. Over the past four weeks, the…
Hoping to repeat a page out of the "Blair Witch Project" marketing playbook, NBC has hired Interactive Agency to try to save the critically praised but low-rated DreamWorks comedy "Freaks and Geeks"…
Fast-growing indie Artisan Entertainment has settled on investment bank Merrill Lynch as lead underwriter for its initial public stock offering and could file a first batch of IPO documents with the…
Creative Planet, a cluster of Web sites aimed at entertainment biz insiders, has acquired digital film resource 2-pop.com for its content slate.
Joan Vail Thorne's play "The Exact Center of the Universe" closes Jan. 9 at the Century Theater after a run of 143 performances at the Off Broadway Union Square venue. Lead producers Elsa Daspin Haft…
Steve Buscemi's "Animal Factory" and Barbara Kopple's "My Generation" have been added to this year's Sundance lineup.
Sundance Channel's international division has shifted its operations base to Gotham from London.
Burt Bacharach and Don Was have been tapped as musical directors for this year's Oscars.
Sony Corp. shares plunged Thursday after President-CEO Nobuyuki Idei called the stock overvalued -- a valid comment by Wall Street reckoning, but not one investors might expect from a company topper.