Tommy Lee Jones is close to a deal to make Paramount Pictures' action-thriller "Double Jeopardy" his next starring role. The Bruce Beresford-helmed pic is skedded for a July start.
Flashpoint, the U.K. entertainment financing company, will invest between $20 million and $25 million in "The Secret Adventures of Jules Verne," a lavish TV drama series that is set to start shooting…
ABC is bringing "Soul Man" back to its Tuesday 8:30 p.m. timeslot April 14 and is sliding "Something So Right" into the 9:30 p.m. slot.
Clear Channel Communications announced Wednesday that it had completed its previously announced merger with Chicago-based Universal Outdoor Holdings, which it will consolidate with its Phoenix-based…
Canadian TV producer Telescene Film Group is set to significantly increase its presence in Gotham via a series of deals with New York writer-producers, said Michael Yudin, who heads the…
Further beefing up its presence in the urban music marketplace, A&M Records has pacted with multi-platinum-selling rapper Kurupt to launch Antra Records, a music and production outfit that is being…
In this era of instant news, Africa-hopping President Clinton found out that Paula Jones' sexual harassment case against him had been dismissed at virtually the same time as millions of TV viewers in…
Prince and his company Paisley Park Enterprises are cracking down on illegal uses of his music and other copyrighted materials on the Internet, and have sent out more than 30 cease-and-desist letters…
TV Azteca shareholders authorized a stock buy-back program, a four-for-one stock split and $3.3 million in preferred dividend payments, at an annual meeting held late last week.
FROM THE BIG PICTUREA feisty Sumner Redstone declared Tuesday that 1998 would "mark the revenge of the media companies" over their detractors, as the revitalized entertainment giants put financial…