Tobacco giant Philip Morris filed a $ 10 billion libel lawsuit against ABC on Thursday, claiming it was defamed by two reports alleging the company spikes its cigarettes with extra nicotine to lure…
Cinar Films Inc. said Thursday that it was filing a registration statement with the U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission to list the company's common shares on the Nasdaq stock market.
Japanese electronic giant Matsushita Electric Industrial Co. Ltd. is launching an interactive multiplayer using technology pioneered by 3DO this week in Japan, the Redwood City-based company said…
Ted Turner says his company, along with a consortium of broadcasters, will compete with satcaster Star TV once new satellites have been launched in the Pacific region.
Jaclyn Smith has agreed to star in a TV movie adaptation of Bill C. Davis’ play “Spine,” to be produced by Dick Clark Prods. Clark and Neil Stearns will exec produce the project, which doesn’t have a…
Wendy Fishman has joined CBS Entertainment as director, daytime programs, East Coast. She was an exec producer at E! Entertainment Television, working on such shows as “Pure Soap” and “Inside Word.”…
Michael Douglas has set up a new production company with former New Regency Prods. prexy Steven Reuther, folding Stonebridge Prods., his Columbia-based production company, in the process.
CBS Inc. has filed a trademark infringement suit against two brothers who plan to open a chain of restaurants named Television City.
The Wednesday premiere of "The House of the Spirits" at the Century Plaza will benefit the American Cinematheque's programming fund.
Brandon Tartikoff has inked a deal with cable network E! Entertainment Television that gives the former Paramount Pictures and NBC Entertainment topper use of E!'s production facilities as a…
The Screen Actors Guild has officially named Harry Medved its new national communications director. Medved, former assistant communications director, succeeds Mark Locher, who died Jan. 7 from…