Producer-writer Chris Carter has been chosen to receive the Television Showmanship Award this year from the Publicists Guild of America.
Showbiz stocks rode a rocky market lower Tuesday with the glowing exception of Walt Disney Co., which saw its shares bounce higher by 6.1% after bullish reports from Wall Street.
Last year proved huge for consolidation in the TV biz, but the big are poised to get even bigger in 2000. Fueled by deregulation, rabid competition and a strong economy, the new decade will usher in…
NBC and the NAACP are set to unveil a series of initiatives this morning regarding minority hiring and onscreen representation.
While many major distributors steered clear of big releases over the weekend that welcomed the new century, several films passed or approached significant milestones.
Columbia TriStar Television has paid low- against high-six figures for the option to David Maraniss' "When Pride Still Mattered: The Life and Myth of Vince Lombardi" on behalf of production shingle…
Russ Pillar, former chief executive of Richard Branson's Virgin Entertainment Group and Internet service provider Prodigy, has been tapped prexy and CEO of CBS Internet Group, a newly created…
A dozen feature docus now have a shot at copping an Oscar, following an initial round of voting by Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences voters.
Carlos Santana's amazing comeback in 1999 continued Tuesday as his "Supernatural" album, his first for Arista, and its tracks were nominated for 10 Grammy Awards, including record of the year and…
The Village Voice, the L.A. Weekly and five other alternative newspapers have been sold by Stern Publishing to an investment group for an undisclosed price, three months after they were put on the…
Veteran Showtime exec Pancho Mansfield has been upped to Showtime Networks senior VP of development and original programming.