Monday at Midem 1998 belonged to industry vet Ahmet Ertegun, with the Atlantic Records founder, co-chairman and co-CEO being bestowed with the Man of the Year honor at a grand dinner for 300 at the…
Live Entertainment is close to a deal to acquire Alejandro Amenabar's World Cinema entry "Open Your Eyes."
For its eighth year, Cinequest -- the San Jose Film Festival -- has again come up with an eclectic mix of indies, international pics, cult items, tributes and offbeat sidebars. Event runs Jan…
If its preliminary national Nielsens hold up, the Golden Globe Awards have blossomed into a truly big-time ratings attraction, ascending to what's apparently the highest rating for any kudocast…
TV talkshow gabber Larry King has leapt into the feature world with an option on the spec script "Meaner Than Hell: A Christmas Story" in partnership with NADM Entertainment.
A week after securing rights to air NFL football for record-setting sums, CBS and ABC are passing the hat to their affiliates.
CNN/U.S. prexy Rick Kaplan continued his raid on ABC News over the weekend, confirming on Sunday that he has lured Willow Bay -- co-anchor of "Good Morning America/Sunday" since 1994 -- to co-anchor…
Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Boomer Esiason will replace Frank Gifford as a member of the trio of announcers in the "Monday Night Football" booth on ABC beginning next season, ending Gifford's…
A U.S. Bankruptcy Court judge has dismissed an involuntary bankruptcy proceeding filed against Seagull Entertainment last year by a group of former staffers on Seagull's syndie strip "Hollywood…
As Jack Nicholson might have put it, January trading at overseas cinemas is as good as it gets, thanks to "Titanic," "Tomorrow Never Dies" and a mix of other U.S. and European crowd-pleasers.
Kristin Scott Thomas had a career-making turn in Anthony Minghella’s Oscar-winning “The English Patient,” followed by a major gig opposite Robert Redford in the upcoming “The Horse Whisperer.” After…