Public shareholders in Lin Television Corp. are hoping Hicks, Muse, Tate & Furst's $1.7 billion bid for the broadcaster turns out to be the opening bid in an auction of the company rather than the…
After getting a sneak preview, Australian exhibs believe "The Peacemaker" --- the first feature release from DreamWorks --- will be a big moneymaker.
Dean Valentine, president of Walt Disney TV and Walt Disney TV Animation, is in the final stages of negotiations to take over the helm of netlet UPN from departing prexy/CEO Lucie Salhany.
Howie Mandel has a new home in the Windy City --- Tribune Broadcasting's flagship WGN Chicago.
Producer Galt Niederhoffer has nabbed the rights to the life stories of teen pop sensation Hanson, and will produce a feature that will star the three members of the band, and be directed and…
Perhaps acknowledging the short life expectancy of rap artists, MTV will present its equivalent of a life achievement honor --- the Video Vanguard Award --- to LL Cool J during the 14th annual MTV…
Seagram Co. Ltd. lifted net profit 66% to $148 million in its fourth quarter ending in June, largely due to a $154 million profit on the sale of most of its Time Warner shareholding in late May.
Alliance Communications Corp. said Wednesday that its distribution agreement with New Line Cinema has been extended into 2000.
Sony Corp. said Wednesday that it has applied for approval of a new optical disc format to an international standards body along with Philips Electronics NV and Hewlett-Packard Co.
Sony runs the Lincoln Square theater in Manhattan. The Lincoln Plaza Cinema is independently owned and operated. Information was wrong in a story Wednesday.
Ellen DeGeneres had better make a little room in that open closet of hers. The Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation revealed Wednesday that this fall's network primetime lineup includes a…