Filmmaker Tom Shadyac has asked former Universal Pictures marketing mavens Buffy Shutt and Kathy Jones to take a key role in planning the marketing on his Robin Williams starrer, "Patch Adams."
The last claim of the sexual-harassment suit filed against talkshow host Montel Williams in 1996 has been dismissed.
Actors Angela Bassett, Anne Heche, Irene Bedard, Jackie Chan, Paul Rodriguez and director Carl Franklin will be presented with the Diversity Award at a tribute Oct. 27, at the Playboy mansion in…
Screen Gems Studios has tapped Bill Vassar as veep of studio sales.
Broadcaster Tribune Co. authorized a stock buyback of up to $500 million in stock, it said Tuesday, prompting a $2.25 increase in Tribune’s stock price to close at $55.06. Tribune’s stock price is up…
Lexington Road Prods. has created a family-film production company, East of Doheny, which has two features in pre-production.
Seagram Co. and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer have restarted negotiations on MGM's purchase of the PFE library, sources said Tuesday, just 10 days after a tentative $400 million deal collapsed in acrimony over…
Daliah Rogow has been upped to veepee of production for Carsey-Werner Co.
To help fill the holes in their schedules created by the NBA lockout, the Fox Sports Net regional sports channels have cut a deal to televise five baseball games from the Major League-Japan All-Star…
ABC and PBS have jumped to an early lead when it comes to putting HDTV programming lineups in place for next month's digital unveiling -- an event broadcasters hail as the most dramatic improvement…
SportsLine USA, which triggered a market sell-off two weeks ago by preparing analysts for lower-than-expected revenues, reported official third-quarter results Tuesday, including an on-target net…