Lions Gate Prods., the production arm of Lions Gate Films, has promoted Lauren McLaughlin to vice president of production, Carrie Walkup to director of creative affairs and Ernie Barbarash to…
Cable TV operators in Japan will be allowed to use fiber optic networks owned by telecommunications companies starting this month, the Posts and Telecommunications Ministry said on Monday.
Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) took swipes at the Clinton administration and the Democratic Party's fundraising machine Tuesday as he urged a conservative-leaning industry group to change Hollywood's…
Shirley Clarke was a round peg in a square hole. ... And lucky for us.
Castle Rock Entertainment has paid a $200,000-against-$450,000 ransom for William Prochnau's current Vanity Fair article "Adventures in the Ransom Trade: The Roaring Business in Kidnapping U.S…
Viewers apparently think that 20 years later "The Love Boat" is still "exciting and new." UPN's "The Love Boat: The Next Wave," an updated version of the ABC series from the 1970s, debuted to solid…
Canadian securities regulators have tossed out a poison pill adopted by Western Intl. Communications Inc., one of the country's largest media empires.
Despite their very public announcements over the last 10 days, broadcasters are being summoned to Congress next week to testify about their plans to air high- definition television programming.
With her latest film for the studio opening this week, 20th Century Fox is in final negotiations with Jennifer Aniston to take the female lead in Mike Judge's "Office Space."
Arnon Milchan's New Regency Prods. has greenlit "Vanilla Fog," the first pic to be distributed under its new financing and production deal at 20th Century Fox, which begins June 1.