FROM SHOWESTFiring a surprise salvo in the ongoing digital sound wars, Digital Theater Systems will announce at ShoWest this week its own enhanced surround cinema decoder intended to compete with…
Songstress Faith Hill led the pack of nominees for the 34th annual Academy of Country Music Awards with six, including top vocal event for her duet with hubby Tim McGraw on "Just to Hear You Say That…
Two actors who starred in the Turkish film that won the peace film award at the Berlin Film Festival last month were arrested in a police raid in Istanbul last week.
Gwyneth Paltrow will be a presenter on the Academy Awards telecast. It's the first time she'll be participating in an Oscar show, and the first year she's received a nomination, for best actress in…
Former Harvey Entertainment CEO Jeff Montgomery is considering raising the value of his takeover bid for Harvey by adding a cash component, sources said Monday, in the wake of a negative reaction…
While his fellow Oscar nominees lunched on roasted sea bass and beef tenderloin, actor Tom Hanks was eating hospital food Monday after being admitted for treatment for an infected blister, his…
Michael Douglas has agreed to produce and topline a feature adaptation of the 1960s CBS sitcom "My Three Sons" for New Line Cinema. Douglas and Allison Lyon Segan will produce the pic through…
Broadcasters fighting with satcasters over the importation of distant network signals got a cryptic last-minute warning Monday from Rep. Tom Bliley (R-Va.), chairman of the House Commerce Committee.
Elton John, Boston, Boyz II Men, Fleetwood Mac, Billy Joel and the Eagles are among the acts whose albums will be honored next week with the Recording Industry Assn. of America's newest…
If they're looking for a Broadway drama filled with passion and betrayal, theatergoers need look no further than their program.
Sony Corp. announced a worldwide restructuring plan Monday that will see the closure of 15 electronics manufacturing facilities and a 10% cut in its 170,000-strong work force by March 2003.