A new player is entering the arena of action/adventure-series for firstrun syndication: BKS/ Bates Entertainment, which has begun generating sales pitches for "Exposed," a two-hour, $5-million pilot…
ABC News topper David Westin has slipped a proposed "20/20" investigative piece a mickey. The report examines allegations of safety hazards at the theme parks of Alphabet web owner Walt Disney Co.
Jazz vocalist Betty Carter died Sept. 26 at her home in Brooklyn from complications due to pancreatic cancer. She was 69. Carter, born in Flint, Mich., in 1929, began her career at 16, performing…
When Entertainment Weekly this summer put 18-year-old Riley Weston on its "It List" of the 100 most creative people in entertainment, the magazine had no idea just how creative Weston really was.
An intransigent Justice Dept. and a volatile stock market have killed Rupert Murdoch's $1.1 billion deal to sell News Corp.'s satellite business to the nation's five largest cable operators.
Tom Wolfe's upcoming novel, "A Man in Full," may not have sold for film yet but it's scored a nomination for the National Book Award even before it's officially published next month.
LA.com, a Web site dedicated to the city and lifestyles of Los Angeles, has partnered with Variety.com as its official provider of entertainment news and movie reviews.
Harry J. Lennix has been cast in the film version of William Shakespeare's "Titus Andronicus," which begins filming in Rome this fall and stars Anthony Hopkins and Jessica Lange.
A 53% jump in profits from Warner Bros. helped drive Time Warner's third-quarter earnings sharply higher, the entertainment conglom said Wednesday as it reported a better performance from every…
A new online service launches today that will enable screenwriters, songwriters, authors, journalists and others to instantly document and register their intellectual property and creative works 24…
Mara Sternthal has been tapped VP, International Television Planning & Development at Warner Bros. Intl. TV Distribution (WBITD).
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