With its $25.3 million projected Christmas weekend opening, "Patch Adams," a movie about the healing power of laughter, brought smiles to the faces of Universal Pictures execs and helped cure the box…
The bombing in Iraq forced Italian helmer Michelangelo Antonioni to cancel his trip to the Middle East to scout locations for his new film "Destination Verna," script writer Tonino Guerra said.
Garth Brooks' "Double Live" was the bestselling album in the U.S. for the fifth consecutive week and led a group of discs that boasted significant sales boosts from the previous week, according to…
CBS Corp.'s designation of longtime board member David T. McLaughlin as "non-executive chairman" Wednesday struck most observers as redundant.
Italian comedy "This Is Life" triumphed in Italy during its first weekend, grossing $2.85 million from 164 theaters for distrib Medusa.
Pamela Cole, a talent agent with Don Buchwald & Associates, will move over to United Talent Agency with a cast of clients in tow, including "The Thin Red Line" star Jim Caviezel and "Eyes Wide Shut"…
Cost-conscious Mexican media conglom Televisa is scaling back its exports subsidiary but has nixed the sale of its publishing division, company sources say.
A rejuvenated city that has long grown tired of being a butt of America's jokes is finally getting the chance to tell a few of its own (even without the help of favorite son Drew Carey).
Fifteen PBS TV stations got an early delivery from Santa this year as radio host Gary Null broke PBS' fundraising record by single-handedly soliciting $3.5 million during his on-air pleas for viewer…
Celine Dion nabbed honors as the top-selling artist of 1998, according to the Recording Industry Assn. of America.