Actor Leonardo DiCaprio reached an agreement Thursday to star opposite Sharon Stone and Gene Hackman in TriStar Pictures' western "The Quick and the Dead."
While Hemdale Communications, Inc. gets its production engines running faster , the company announced Thursday that it has acquired a 20% equity stake in the micro brewery William & Scott, Inc.
ABC's "Nightline" handed "Late Show With David Letterman" its first weeklong second-place finish since the latter premiered, while ratings for all three morning shows surged over the previous week…
G. Alan Nesbitt, a 26-year Capital Cities/ABC vet who most recently headed O&O WPVI-TV in Philadelphia, has been named president and general manager of KABC-TV.
The arrival of emerging technologies such as multichannel superhighways and movies-on-demand will not stunt the growth of special-interest video, and the involvement of the major studios ensures the…
John T. Frankenheimer and Michael Mayerson have beennamed co-chairs of law firm Loeb and Loeb's entertainment division, filling the void left by Philip Grosz's promotion to managing partner.
Ed Asner and Felicity Huffman have been cast as father and daughter in "Thunder Alley"-- the ABC midseason sitcom from Wind Dancer Production Group, virtually assured a slot adjacent to that…
The conservative Media Research Center is campaigning on behalf of the NBC drama "Against the Grain," lauding the show's "staunch advocacy of education and gentle, respectful treatment of family…
Entertainment industry pundits said Thursday that Warner Bros.' last-minute decision to move the Jack Lemmon/Walter Matthau comedy "Grumpy Old Men" into the packed holiday market may be just the…
Andrea L. Van de Kamp has been named chairman of the board of directors of the Music Center Operating Co.
The American Film Marketing Assn. has upped Lisa Owen to controller, AFMA senior VP Jonathan Wolf announced Thursday.