US West Media Group said Thursday its net loss shrank from $187 million to $146 million in the fourth quarter due to one-time gains on sales of investments.
Easter Seals is going Hollywood. The nonprofit org for the disabled is forgoing its traditional telethon this year in favor of a two-hour syndie spec, "Hollywood Salutes Easter Seals."
The Elton John-Tim Rice musical formerly known as "Aida" will make its debut at Atlanta's Alliance Theater next season under the new title "Elaborate Lives."
EXCLUSIVEColumbia TriStar TV is seeking to double the license fee for the Fox network drama "Party of Five" when the show's four-year contract expires next week, sources said Thursday. The show is no…
Adam Sandler, due onscreen this weekend in "The Wedding Singer" for New Line Cinema, has inked to star in "Guy Gets Kid" for Columbia Pictures, Col prexy Amy Pascal announced Thursday.
EXCLUSIVETouchstone Pictures has paid mid-six figures for a pitch by Patricia K. Meyer about a famed sports bookie coerced into testifying against the mobsters he did business with.
Viacom-owned music cabler VH1 is taking its VH1 Save the Music campaign national, partnering with cable systems across America with the goal of raising $100 million worth of instruments for music…
Public pressure has kept the censors from editing politics out of the Hong Kong Intl. Film Festival. The 22nd annual noncompetitive festival, which runs April 3 18, is the first since the British…
Gregory Poirier, screenwriter of John Singleton's "Rosewood," will receive the 1998 Paul Selvin Award from the Writers Guild of America at the union's award ceremonies on Feb. 21.
ABC Entertainment executive VP Alan Sternfeld is ankling the network after an eight-year tenure there, the executive told Daily Variety Thursday.
On an unusual NBC special Sunday, called "NBA Hollywood," viewers can hear Jerry Seinfeld say, "I can't believe guys go for the head fake -- I was doing that when I was 7 years old."