Musicvid helmer Hype Williams is in talks to direct Live Entertainment's urban drama "Belly," the first feature film the company has greenlit since its buyout by a Bain Capital-led consortium last…
After deliberating for two hours, the jury in the "Twister" plagiarism case concluded that plaintiff Stephen Kessler's claims were full of hot air.
Growth in broadcasting helped TV station group and publisher Tribune Co. increase net profit 39% to $113.4 million in the fourth quarter, it said Wednesday, on 17% higher revenues of $710.8 million.
As UPN negotiates with sister network Nickelodeon to expand kids programming on the weblet, UPN said it will add three animated series from Marvel and a live-action series from Saban Entertainment to…
For the third consecutive week, the mostly instrumental score to the film "Titanic" was the bestselling album in the nation. The Sony Classical/Sony Music Soundtrax disc sold an impressive 665,000…
Academy Award winner Juliette Binoche will be a presenter at this year's Academy Awards ceremony. It will be her second appearance as an Oscar presenter.
Turner Broadcasting System promoted Steve Heyer to president and chief operating officer. In making the move, Terrence McGuirk, chairman and CEO of TBS, expanded the duties of Heyer, his second in…
Modern Times Group's multichannel operator ViaSat has inked a deal with Scandinavia's NetCom Systems that makes ViaSat the third-biggest supplier of pay TV in Europe, behind Canal Plus and British…
Robert Harper, the executive who has served as marketing president for 20th Century Fox for the past three years, has been promoted to the newly created post of president of worldwide marketing for…
HBO will roll out its first Comic Relief benefit comedy show in some 2-1/2 years on June 14 with Billy Crystal, Whoopi Goldberg and Robin Williams set to return as hosts for the eighth fundraiser.
Thirteen world premieres, a beefed-up slate of seminars and salutes to some defining film artists of the 1970s are among the highlights of the 13th annual Santa Barbara Film Festival, which will…