The networks have completed the first week of the May sweeps with "Merlin"-boosted NBC enjoying the biggest adults 18-49 lead for any network after seven nights of a major sweep since February 1983.
Show business in general -- and the music business in particular -- scored a major victory Thursday in efforts to protect copyrights on the Internet, via the approval of a new bill that would…
Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc. announced a 2-for-1 stock split Thursday and a 57% narrowing of its loss in the first quarter to $3.3 million.
Miramax Films confirmed Thursday that it has acquired worldwide rights to the film version of Julia Sweeney's one-woman show, "God Said, Ha!"
Rumors to the contrary notwithstanding, the biggest foreign investor in DreamWorks is committed to remaining a partner in the studio, a DreamWorks executive said Thursday.
German media giant Bertelsmann announced on Thursday that its sales reached 11.7 billion marks ($6.5 billion) in the second half of 1997, an increase of 2.3% over the same period of the previous year.
Writer/helmer Julie Davis will follow her Sundance hit "I Love You, Don't Touch Me!" with the black comedy "Oral Agreement" for Dream Entertainment.
The vicious "Very Bad Things" is about as far apart from the cute "Three Men and a Baby" as you can get.
Anglo productions ruled again at the Golden Rose of Montreux, the only annual international TV fest for light entertainment programming. Fest wrapped Tuesday.
South African pay TV station M Net, in a bid to boost the local film and television industry, has thrown its weight behind a training initiative for students.