The National Cable Television Assn. has recruited an executive VP from the ranks of its members. David Krone, executive VP of government relations for AT&T Broadband & Internet Services, will join…
Metafilmics ("What Dreams May Come") has inked a two-year first-look deal with SightSound.com to exclusively produce pics for the 'Netcaster, with the first being the $3 million drama "The Quantum…
Jennifer Lopez, Mira Sorvino, Madonna and Susan Sarandon have been added to the roster of presenters for the Sept. 9 "1999 MTV Video Music Awards."
Talkshow host Montel Williams revealed Monday -- just a day before taping begins on the ninth season of his Paramount-produced talker -- that is he has been diagnosed with multiple sclerosis, the…
Talkshow host Howard Stern accepted $50,000 Monday to settle a lawsuit he brought against a Hollywood production company that hired him to star in a movie that was never made, a lawyer said.
Country music's share of the record sales charts may be dipping after a decade of buoyant growth led by acts such as Garth Brooks and Shania Twain, but denizens of Nashville's Music Row are…
The president of the German state of North Rhine-Westphalia has called the budget cuts of foreign service pubcaster Deutsche Welle "unacceptable," and demanded that Germany be on a par with leading…
After scheduling conflicts caused him to walk away from the project once (Daily Variety, July 22), Nicolas Cage is back in negotiations to star in the Working Title/Universal feature "Captain…
Shepard Smith has been named anchor of Fox News Channel's "The Fox Report."
Eddie Sotto, a 13-year vet at Walt Disney Imagineering, has ankled his position as senior veep of concept design to join Digital Entertainment Network as executive veep, creative affairs for the…
Joanne Woodward came to the rescue of the Williamstown Theater Festival last week.
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