Most of Broadway's newcomers improved, but nearly everybody else tumbled. With a tally of 30 productions, total receipts were down $363,816 from previous session. The week finished at $11,617,684.
Producer Edgar Dobie and the Nederlander Organization will produce the tentatively titled musical "The Adventures of Tom Sawyer," writer Ken Ludwig ("Moon Over Buffalo") has confirmed.
Charles Bernstein has been named winner of an ASCAP-Deems Taylor Award for outstanding print and media coverage of music.
Tim Bui, brother of helmer Tony Bui ("Three Seasons"), is in advanced talks with Franchise Pictures to direct an untitled project.
U.S. companies are starting to compete with Germany's upstart pack of listed media companies by buying into local shingles.
Musicvideo helmer McG will make his feature directorial debut when "Charlie's Angels" goes before the cameras Dec. 6 in Los Angeles.
Comic team Mike Nichols and Elaine May will unite at the U.S. Comedy Arts Festival, where they will accept a career tribute from actor-comedian Steve Martin.
Pax TV, the struggling family-oriented broadcast network, will get a boost in the bottom line following an agreement with the Peacock to tap into NBC's high-octane sales operation.
Animation company SKD Media is acquiring fellow animator Carrington Prods. Intl. in a £14 million ($22.5 million) deal.
For Richard Simmons, the dream is over. Tribune Entertainment and Simmons have agreed to part ways, ending runs of the low-rated "Richard Simmons' Dreammaker" effective Jan. 14. The strip, which…
Shares of Time Warner dropped nearly 7% Monday after Merrill Lynch analyst Jessica Reif Cohen lowered her short-term rating on the stock to "accumulate" from "buy."