The soap opera world is in a lather over allegations of dirty tricks involving the voting for the upcoming Soap Opera Digest awards.
Sony Pictures Classics co-presidents Michael Barker, Tom Bernard and Marcie Bloom kicked off 1997 by renewing their contracts with corporate parent Sony Pictures Entertainment for another five years.
The Slamdance Film Festival has added Chris Chan Lee's "Yellow" to its feature competition and has added three special screenings to its lineup.
Mildred (Mickey) Feeley Kennedy Branson, a former vaudeville and night club singer, died Jan. 6 of natural causes in Beverly Hills, age unreported.
Sustaining a level of holding power unseen in recent years, Paramount and 20th Century Fox's "Titanic" churned out $28.7 million in its fourth weekend, a slight increase over its opening frame.
Kids' WB presented its 1998-99 sked for advertisers Monday at an upfront presentation during which execs predicted sharp ratings improvements as the netlet expands its distribution.
The seemingly omnipresent Matt Damon, currently onscreen in both "Good Will Hunting" and "John Grisham's The Rainmaker," will receive the Male Star of Tomorrow Award at this year's ShoWest Awards.
While some networks have essentially conceded a February sweeps win to CBS, which will air the Winter Olympics, Fox Entertainment Group president Peter Roth told the Television Critics Assn. press…
HIGH POINTS: Let's face it, DreamWorks turned out three movies in '97, displaying its sky-blue logo on the bigscreen for the first time. That ought to be worth a slap on the back. The $50 million…
United Artists has hired scribe Mitch Markowitz to script a comedic vehicle for Michelle Yeoh, who co-stars in the newest James Bond pic, "Tomorrow Never Dies."