Prize fighter and WBC welterweight champ Oscar de la Hoya is adding recording star to his resume and has inked a multimillion-dollar, multiyear recording contract with EMI Latin.
Coverage of the royal wedding of Britain's Prince Edward and Sophie Rhys-Jones helped MSNBC seize the total day Nielsen crown away from CNN Saturday, apparently marking the first time the all-news…
Thanks to the Hollywood Film Festival, two-time Academy Award winner Jack Lemmon can now boast a lifetime achievement award.
Leading Japanese direct-to-home satellite broadcaster Sky PerfecTV will start a video transmission service in November that will allow firms to send and receive video over the company's satellite…
Actor Robert Downey Jr. was handcuffed and sent back to jail for a psychiatric examination and drug treatment Tuesday after admitting to a judge he had not been able to kick his drug habit.
Industry Entertainment partners Keith Addis and Nick Wechsler have tapped former Carolco honcho Lynwood Spinks to for the newly created post of chief operating officer.
A dip in affiliate presence at this year's NATPE meetings has spurred market execs to refocus on the growing needs of the station manager in the sessions they plan for next year's confab.
Writer-director Nicholas Brandt will helm the drama "Sugar Mountain" for Outlaw Prods. and Warner Bros.
The hit kids phenom "Teletubbies" again proved a big earner for the BBC last year, with the series and related products generating sales of £32 million ($51 million), well up on $37 million in 1997.
RKO Pictures has tapped NBC alum David Marko as VP of television. He'll continue to develop existing show projects and make outside acquisitions for RKO's year-old TV department.
Writer-actor Milo Addica has signed a deal with musicvideo, commercial and feature production outfit Oil Factory to adapt Peter Plate's novel "One Foot off the Gutter" for the bigscreen.