GERMANY Kirch Group attorney Joachim Theye will resign as chairman of the board at Germany’s No. 2 commercial web SAT1 March 31. Kirch Group managing director Jan Mojto, currently a SAT1 board…
Mirvish Prods. has announced a new C$3 million musical-theater production intended to showcase Canada's Celtic roots.
S.I. Newhouse's Advance Publications stunned the publishing world Monday when it agreed to sell Random House, the No. 1 adult trade publisher, to German media giant Bertelsmann AG for an undisclosed…
The 1990s have been a rough decade for Kim Basinger -- until Monday night's Oscar win for best supporting actress in the New Regency/Warner Bros. noir drama "L.A. Confidential." "I didn't think of…
Barry Diller's USA Networks Inc. said Monday it had entered into a definitive agreement to buy the 50% of Ticketmaster Group Inc. it does not already own.
Seasoned rock stars never die, they just keep making pots of money. This is a good thing for Warner Bros. Records as the struggling label attempts a comeback with this month's release of new albums…
Beset by technical problems, Latino satcaster Sky has had to order up a replacement bird from service provider PanAmSat.
It was Oscar night in the city of angels, and while decent citizens slept the sleep of the righteous, Academy members awarded "L.A. Confidential" wins in only two out of nine categories.
Harvey Entertainment Co., home to "Casper," "Richie Rich" and other characters, ousted its top two execs, Jeff Montgomery and Greg Yulish, Monday and replaced them with former All American…
Hours before Helen Hunt nabbed the Oscar for Best Actress, NBC and Columbia TriStar TV gave in to the salary demands of the "Mad About You" star and her male lead Paul Reiser, ensuring the show will…
Lions Gate's "Love and Death on Long Island" kept its hold on the exclusives roster's top slot for the third consecutive weekend.