VISIT EMMYS '99 While it might be the dawn of a new millennium, the 51st annual Emmy Awards remained firmly entrenched in the past, mostly ignoring new talent to honor a small army of familiar faces…
"The 1999 MTV Video Music Awards" shattered the ratings record for basic cable's highest-ever rated entertainment show and also skewered all broadcast web competitors in key demographics for the…
The "Pokemon" phenomenon continues to explode on Saturday mornings, with a Sept. 4 season premiere episode that's captured the highest kids 2-11 rating for any Saturday morning telecast since…
Eclipsing its source, "Star Wars: Episode 1 -- The Phantom Menace" last week surpassed the original film's all-time outside-North America gross of $337 million to reach $339.1 million off 24…
Alliance Atlantis Communications has pacted with two of Canada's best-known arthouse helmers, John Greyson ("Lilies") and Anne Wheeler ("Better Than Chocolate"), for new pics this fall.
MGM Studios has snatched up scribe Danny Voll's pitch, "Purgatory," for producer David Hoberman, whose Hyde Park Prods. has a first-look deal with the studio.
"Star Wars: Episode 1 -- The Phantom Menace" has become the fourth movie in Japanese box office history to top the $100 million mark.
Agent Christian D'Andrea is ankling ICM to sport production veep stripes at Quentin Tarantino and Lawrence Bender's A Band Apart production outfit.
The Performers' Alliance, the Screen Actors Guild political faction aiming to topple president Richard Masur, has assembled its slate for the guild's upcoming election.
In a long expected move, Hoyts worldwide exec director Paul Johnson has been tapped to replace outgoing Peter Ivany as Hoyts CEO, effective immediately.
Warner Bros. is fast-tracking the hostage drama "Proof of Life" for a Christmas 2000 release and has tapped Taylor Hackford to direct.