Lions Gate Films has announced its acquisition of Kevin Smith's religious comedy "Dogma" from Miramax co-heads Harvey and Bob Weinstein.
TiVo Inc. secured a strong foothold in the battle to control the digital video recording market Wednesday as electronics giant Sony Corp. of America said it would take a minority stake in the…
Jeremy Schuster has been tapped chief operating officer of Entertainment Internet, the creator of online casting service CastNet.com.
Viacom chairman Sumner Redstone and CBS chairman Mel Karmazin dropped by the FCC on Wednesday acccompanied by a flank of lobbyists and lawyers in an effort to sell their $35 billion merger to…
Kelly Lange is returning to the local TV scene next week as a special correspondent for KCBS' new femme-focused 4 p.m. newscast, "Women 2 Women News."
TV Guide has signed a deal that will spread its listings and features across five America Online platforms reaching 20 million AOL subscribers.
National Assn. of Theatre Owners prexy William F. Kartozian will receive the ShowEast Career Achievement Award at this year's convention, which will run Oct. 18-21 in Atlantic City, N.J.
There is yet another ticket-sales controversy at the Toronto Intl. Film Festival. In what is almost an annual rite, some filmgoers in Toronto are loudly complaining about the way tickets are sold for…
The Eisner Foundation has granted $6 million in support of a heart disease research program at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center.
One year after being forced to close its doors and cede to rival Avid Technology, Lightworks said it will make a second pass at the film-editing system market through a venture that aims to provide…
In another attempt to jump-start its original feature production efforts, special f/x house Digital Domain has tapped Fox 2000 creative exec Kevin K. Cooper as veep of feature development.