MCA Music Entertainment Group and Polygram Records Wednesday announced an out-of-court settlement of their legal dispute over Motown Records, the final conclusion to the two-year battle.
HAPPY TAX DAY, which ranks right up there in the personal pantheon with birthdays, anniversaries and payday as something you don't forget.
Make room for one more vintage television series making its way to the big screen. Prelude Pictures, the Paramount-based production company formed last September that works closely with Neufeld/Rehme…
Germany's SAT 1 just turned interactive. The private web has launched a simple quiz game for viewers who have telephones and TV sets equipped for videotext.
"Angels in America: Millennium Approaches" postponed its Broadway opening Wednesday, one day after winning the Pulitzer Prize for drama.
Detlev Buck's "No More Mr. Nice Guy," which opened well two weeks ago, and nationally released Sonke Wortmann's "Kleine Haie" are the front-runners for the German Film Prize.
In another sign that the market for spec scripts and pitches is heating up, Universal Pictures has shelled out $ 500,000 for Erik and Gregory Hansen's untitled comedy-action story about a bodyguard…
Guitarist/composer Johnny Diesel and Canadian-born signer Wendy Matthew dominated the Australian Record Industry Awards (the ARIAS) Wednesday. ARIAS, Australia's equivalent to the Grammys, have been…
Producer Harry Bernsen confirmed Tuesday that he and partner Frank Brown have acquired the movie rights to the play "The Boys in Autumn," which explores what happens when Huck Finn and Tom Sawyer are…
Columbia Pictures TV Distribution has given a production "go" to "Ricki," the nationally syndicated talkshow fronted by actress Ricki Lake. The show has been cleared in 84 markets -- including 25 of…
Columbia Pictures has committed to distribute director Darnell Martin's "Blackout," which is scheduled to go into production July 6. Budgeted at $ 5 million-$ 6 million, "Blackout" will mark Martin's…