FROM THE 71ST ACADEMY AWARDS Miramax's dogged, and at times controversial Oscar campaigning paid off Monday night when the minimajor accounted for 10 awards, seven for "Shakespeare in Love" and three…
Producer Lynda Obst has bowed out of the NBC miniseries "The '70s," but Denise Di Novi ("Message in a Bottle") has stepped into her shoes.
Paramount International TV has inked a three-year licensing deal with Italy's pubcaster RAI, effectively ending a decades-old exclusive relationship with that country's rival broadcaster, Silvio…
"Gods and Monsters," the dramatic story of "Frankenstein" director James Whale's twilight years and mysterious death, was named best film Saturday at the 14th Independent Spirit Awards.
Steeplechase Media has inked a deal with Spelling Entertainment's Big Ticket Television to produce a weekly interactive version of syndie courtroom series "Judge Judy" for WebTV users.
FROM THE 71ST ACADEMY AWARDS Dame Judi Dench, who is in year two of playing a queen after 1997's "Mrs. Brown," was shocked by her supporting actress win for the role of Queen Elizabeth -- a part that…
Stung by media criticism over his pending appointment as chairman of EMI, Eric Nicoli asked analysts to take and wait-and-see attitude before evaluating his management skill and style.
Cybermeals, the online food delivery service headed by former Disney prexy Rich Frank, will change its name to Food.com in April, the company said Monday.
Phil Quartararo, prexy of Warner Bros. Records Inc. has been tapped by the City of Hope to receive the org's prestigious Spirit of Life Award.
New movies about unconventional Indian women are facing flak not from censors but from axe-wielding politicos.
James Moll, co-director of documentary feature Oscar winner "The Last Days," summed up the appeal of Holocaust-themed fiction and nonfiction films succinctly: They show "the true nature of evil, but…