Comedian Phil Hartman, famed for his impersonations of President Clinton, was found dead in his home early on Thursday and police said he was apparently shot by his wife who then killed herself.
Broadway's "The Diary of Anne Frank" will mount a 40-city North American tour at the end of summer '99. The tour will be handled by theBooking Group, a tripartite company made up of partners from…
After weeks of frantic negotiations, the verdict is in: The European Commission has blocked the German pay TV merger of media giants Kirch and Bertelsmann-affiliated CLT-Ufa.
Greg Forston, formerly head of Japanimation theatrical distribution boutique Manga Entertainment, will now oversee theatrical distribution for Palm Pictures, Chris Blackwell's new entertainment…
Vice President Al Gore went back on the culture warpath Wednesday in a speech in which he blamed television for creating a culture that is partly "responsible for the whirlwind we are now reaping"…
CNN has conservative ratings expectations for newsmagazine series "CNN NewsStand," a joint venture with sister company Time Inc. which launches June 7.
A Forum on Italian film organized by the Venice film fest's parent organization, the Biennale, will take place June 1-2 on the Lido.
Wolf Mankowitz, a British playwright, screenwriter and novelist, died May 20 of cancer in County Cork, England. He was 73.
Columbia TriStar TV Distribution's "The Larry Sanders Show" ends its run on HBO Sunday with no aftermarket deals yet for the reruns.
It's not about sandals and candles anymore. Windham Hill Records has tapped McCann-Erickson, one of the world's largest ad agencies, to create an intensive campaign designed to introduce the label to…
An Argentine court has ordered a temporary ban on the entry of Hughes-backed satcaster Galaxy Latin America (GLA) and on advance publicity for the same.