Opera star Todd Duncan, who was hand-picked by George Gershwin to play Porgy in "Porgy and Bess," died Feb. 28 of a heart condition at his home in Washington, D.C. He was 95.
Director-producer Taylor Hackford, who most recently helmed “The Devil’s Advocate” for Warner Bros., has signed with International Creative Management, where he will be repped by agency president Jim…
Chile joins the growing Latino trend toward tiered cable services this week, as dominant operator VTR-Cable Express launches a premium level.
In more ways than one, D.C. insiders were the target audience for the Tuesday-night sneak preview of NBC's midseason replacement "Lateline."
Indie TV production company the Producers Entertainment Group has struck a deal to acquire Manhattan Beach-based distrib MediaWorks Intl. in a deal valued at about $6.5 million.
The Columbia TriStar Television Group has upped Mark Lebowitz to senior vice president, finance. Lebowitz will continue to be based at the Sony Pictures Entertainment in Culver City.
Columbia TriStar TV has renewed its exclusive deal with "Party of Five" creators Christopher Keyser and Amy Lippman for $4 million per year over the next three years.
The public portion of the Sprockets Toronto Intl. Film Festival for Children was announced Tuesday.
George magazine editor-in-chief John Kennedy Jr. is now also president of the 2-year-old consumer politico monthly.
NBC dominated the March 2-8 primetime Nielsens, as late-season schedule changes on the competition have only added distance between the Peacock and its pursuers.
Richard C. Glouner, a third-generation cinematographer who worked in the industry more than 40 years, died Feb. 9 of Lou Gehrig's Disease (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis) at a hospital in Newport…