The major webs and their affiliate groups have filed a lawsuit against satcaster EchoStar, alleging the company is illegally selling web signals to subscribers who can receive network fare from their…
Indie producer Galt Niederhoffer's giv'en films, which produced Morgan J. Freeman's "Hurricane Streets," has picked up the feature rights to "Prozac Nation," the bestselling book about depression by…
Loews Cineplex Entertainment said Tuesday it will build a 22-screen megaplex in Elizabeth, N.J. The 5,000-seat Loews Theatre will be an anchor tenant of Jersey Gardens, a new retail and entertainment…
Bruce Springsteen, Paul McCartney and Billy Joel are among the artists tapped for induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
A former guest on the Leeza Gibbons show has filed a lawsuit against the producers of the talker by claiming the topic of the show was misrepresented, and responses to questions that didn't support…
Discovery Communications founder John Hendricks has been tapped to receive CINE's lifetime achievement award at its 40th annual Golden Eagle awards event on Nov. 20.
Schulman, Metzger eye Ovitz firm Lobell-Bergman Prods. senior VP Catherine Schulman and the Paradigm Agency’s Hank Metzger are expected to become the latest additions to Michael Ovitz’s new…
Culture cabler Bravo has purchased the exclusive rights to maverick filmmaker Michael Moore's series, "The Awful Truth."
Former Motown Records CEO Andre Harrell has signed on with Bad Boy Entertainment to aid the Sean "Puffy" Combs-led outfit in its expansion, as it is poised to bow a record 10 albums in 1999.
The Hollywood Foreign Press Assn. is weighing changes in its bylaws that would allow Miramax Films' "Life Is Beautiful" to be eligible for a Golden Globe award for best foreign film.