Maureen Doherty, a former in-house lawyer for Michael Jackson's MJJ Prods. who filed a gender discrimination lawsuit against the pop star after she was terminated, will not get her day in court. L.A…
One year after the departure of Christina Kounelias, New Line Cinema has appointed MGM's Frank Lomento as senior vice president of publicity and promotions.
Actors John C. McGinley and Glenn Plummer have been tapped to star in "Bad Cop, Bad Cop," a telefilm for Touchstone TV and Fox Broadcasting.
New York-based specialized distrib October Films has acquired worldwide rights in all media to John Hamburg's indie comedy "Safe Men," starring Sam Rockwell ("Box of Moonlight") and Steve Zahn ("That…
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…
In another move to bolster its presence in the black music marketplace, Epic Records Group has inked a long-term joint venture with Lance Rivera, forming Untertainment Records.
Jerry Springer not only reigns over households -- he's got the demographics, too, with his latenight wrestling 'n' raunchfest on KCAL dominating all of the key demos in Nielsen's February sweeps…
Indianapolis-based radio operator Emmis Broadcasting has struck a deal with Fox and USA Networks Inc. to buy their jointly owned SF Broadcasting station group for $307 million.
As it continues its run up the sales charts, the disc of Oscar-winning music from "Titanic" has become the sixth best selling soundtrack in history, with 9 million copies in print.