ABC's new star-charged "Good Morning America" got its expected first-week ratings boost, according to final national Nielsen data released Thursday.
Gotham's game of musical aisle seats continues as veteran scribe Jack Mathews ankles Newsday to join the New York Daily News as critic-entertainment columnist.
Furthering its integration of Polygram Music into the Unversal Music Group, the latter has restructured its sales and distribution operation, Universal Music and Video Distribution.
In its second buy of the Sundance festival, Fine Line Features has taken worldwide rights to Gavin O'Connor's competition entry "Tumbleweeds."
Japanese electronics giant Itochu sold its remaining stake in Time Warner Inc. for $759 million Thursday, ending the Japanese company's eight year investment in the entertainment giant.
In marked contrast to its rancorous 11-week lockout at ABC, the National Assn. of Broadcast Employees & Technicians on Thursday reached a tentative contract agreement with NBC -- two months early.
Neil Young and Wyclef Jean have been tapped to receive Rock the Vote's sixth annual Patrick Lippert Award, a nod that recognizes artists' philanthropic endeavors.
John Waters will be the recipient of the Filmmaker on the Edge Award when he is feted at the first Provincetown Intl. Film Festival, June 18-20.
Microsoft, the computer software giant, has made its second foray within a week into the European cable TV business, investing $300 million in United Pan-European Communications.
In response to complaints about the Motion Picture Academy's documentary feature nominating procedures, two films have been added to the list of semi-finalists that will be viewed by the Oscar docu…
Family-friendly broadcaster net Pax TV racked up its biggest primetime audience to date to post its first national 1.0 rating, for the week Jan. 18-22.