With the debate over gun control and violence at a fever pitch in Congress, MPAA president Jack Valenti came to Hollywood on Friday to assess strategies for directors and writers facing Washington's…
"Today Show" alum Peter Johansen has been named supervising producer of "The Martin Short Show," as the King World syndie strip gears up for its September launch.
The last time Paramount's special projects veep Allison Jackson worked on a Scott Rudin film premiere, a disagreement over seating generated one of Hollywood's more notorious letters.
Midem returns to Miami Beach for its third U.S.-based music market, which officially begins today. Organizers hope the addition of American genres to what largely has been a Latino showcase finally…
South African broadcasters have welcomed the appointment of Ivy Matsepe-Casaburri, former head of the South African Broadcasting Corp.'s board, as Minister of Communications.
ABC has picked up "Politically Incorrect with Bill Maher" for another year, locking in place a key part of the Alphabet web's latenight lineup until January 2001.
Online music outfit Launch Media has inked a deal with Yahoo! to be featured on the portal powerhouse's customized music site.
In a most unusual screen deal for a hot novel, Village Roadshow Pictures chairman/CEO Bruce Berman, who picked up Kurt Andersen's Random House novel "Turn of the Century" as a beach read, wound up…
British comedian Martin Lewis will revive his one-man show "Great Exploitations" at the Steven Spielberg Theater.
Pandora Cinema and BBC Films have come on board to finance Ben Elton's debut movie "Maybe Baby," replacing Fine Line Features.
French paybox Canal Plus faces one of its biggest challenges to date with news that rival digital platform Television Par Satellite (TPS) is making a major play for French soccer rights -- one of the…