James Cameron's "Titanic" has added another port to its pre-release screening tour. The film --- which will premiere Nov. 1 at the Tokyo Intl. Film Festival --- also will screen Nov. 18, in London…
In a less-than-exciting frame at the overseas box office, with some European distributors complaining about a soft market, the main heroes were "My Best Friend's Wedding" and "Men in Black."
SFG Sports Corp. announced Wednesday that its Ultimate Fighting Championship XV event, skedded for Friday, will be the first TV broadcast to be transmitted live simultaneously over pay-per-view and…
In yet another executive shakeup at Live Entertainment, sources say David Garber, exec VP of TV, will be leaving the company.
The era of lava lamps, platform shoes, beanbag chairs, 8-track and quad will come roaring back --- yet again --- beginning today when cable's Game Show Network strips reruns of that 1970s classic…
MGM has tapped longtime independent media relations specialist Craig Parsons for the newly created position of senior VP of corporate communications and investor relations, starting immediately, the…
In an attempt to make peace between warring factions of the Writers Guild of America, two leaders of the West unit late last week met with their Eastern counterparts, but skirmishing between the two…
Touchstone Pictures has optioned an updated spec version of Shakespeare's "The Taming of the Shrew" called "Ten Things I Hate About You" by Karen Lutz and Kirsten Smith for Revolution Entertainment…
Chris Petrikin: Lit Picks
Making a great movie about baseball is as elusive an art as hitting a home run, but Paramount and Woody Harrelson think they have found the perfect story in former Boston Red Sox pitcher Bill Lee.
Universal TV and Fox Broadcasting Co. have inked a talent holding deal with Moon Zappa and are developing a sitcom for her that will be considered for fall 1998.