Loews Cineplex Entertainment announced Monday it had fulfilled an agreement with the Dept. of Justice by selling some 16 theaters in New York City and outlying areas to Cablevision Systems Corp. for…
Nicolas Cage, who won a best actor Oscar for his work in "Leaving Las Vegas," will be a presenter at the Academy Awards.
Giorgio Gori, 39, has been appointed head of programming for all three Mediaset TV channels.
The Alphabet web has given a 13-episode, on-air commitment to Carsey-Werner's comedy starring Joan Cusack and a 13-episode penalty commitment to the new DreamWorks' sitcom "Sugar Hill," created by…
Rep. Billy Tauzin (R-La.), the powerful chairman of the House Telecommunications subcommittee, wants a quick floor vote on a bill which he says would resurrect Fox and CBS signals for hundreds of…
Reveal Entertainment, the DreamWorks-based production company recently formed by Brad Silberling and Barry Isaacson, has tapped former Industry Entertainment book scout Valeska Ramet as head of…
A $25.9 million profit on the sale of its interest in Gemstar International swung Spelling Entertainment Group to a $20 million profit in the fourth quarter, it said Thursday, compared with a loss of…
Sony will live to fight another day in its epic legal battle with MGM over whether it has the right to make a competing James Bond franchise. The case is now scheduled for an April 6 trial.
FROM THE AMERICAN FILM MARKET German indie distributor Helkon Media has taken all German rights to the $25 million remake of "House on Haunted Hill," produced by Joel Silver ("Die Hard," the "Lethal…
Telepictures Prods., the hot shop in the syndie biz with seven Monday-Friday skeins on the fall '99 sked, has promoted two top execs in a restructuring of its programming and development operation.
In a major overhaul of its governing structure, International Creative Management and its Gotham-based vice chairman Sam Cohn have reached an agreement by which the veteran agent has relinquished his…