ABC has opted to air a special episode of "The Practice" in the mega-cherry timeslot following this year's Super Bowl.
United Intl. Pictures has made another advance in its bid to handle more local pics around the world -- by striking a Nordic distribution deal with Scanbox.
Universal Music parlayed its $10.4 billion purchase of Polygram into the No. 1 spot in market share for current music sales in 1999. The conglom's command of 26.85% of current album sales was 2.69%…
"The Commish" as one of the Three Stooges? Why soi-tenly! Michael Chiklis, who played the title character in ABC's 1991-95 crime drama, has inked a deal to play Curly in the net's upcoming biopic…
Microsoft CEO Bill Gates opened the annual International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) with a plea for hardware and software developers to preserve the privacy of consumers as electronic devices…
Taking a respite from well-publicized negotiations to buy the New York Jets football team, Chuck Dolan has bought Wayne Huizinga's 70% stake in SportsChannel Florida for about $115 million. Dolan…
In recognition of his pivotal role closing deals with talent such as Adam Sandler, New Line Cinema has promoted David Alper to executive vice president of business affairs.
The saying that "things come in threes" wasn't a good omen for Turner-owned WCW: After three years at a three-hour running time, TNT's Monday night program "Nitro" was given the three count.
Robert Keene has been tapped to design the sets for this year’s Oscar telecast. This will be the second time the Emmy Award-winning production designer has been involved with the Oscars. His previous…
Helmer John Madden has committed to direct "Captain Corelli's Mandolin" for Working Title Films.
NBC announced Wednesday that it has signed a far-reaching agreement with the NAACP that establishes goals and timetables to increase opportunities for people of color at the net through various…