Is the world ready for "Cleanup on Aisle Six: The Motion Picture"? Producers Leonard Grant and Bryan Cranston think so, as their Quintus Prods. has closed a deal for Vance H. Trimble's book "Sam…
Attorney Gloria Allred, representing the 13-year-old boy who says he was molested by singer Michael Jackson, met with reporters Thursday to say the press is getting a "one-sided" story and that her…
ABC will launch its in-house comedy/variety series "The Paula Poundstone Show" at 10 p.m. Oct. 30 behind "The Twins Halloween Caper," a made-for-TV, Halloween-themed movie starring "Full House" twins…
Former NBC Entertainment exec Perry Simon is reportedly bound for Viacom Entertainment Group to run its West Coast production operations.
Sting & R.E.M. Despite receiving five nominations, R.E.M. was shut out at the MTV Video Music Awards. Sting went 0 for 3.
Sony Music Distribution, the last holdout in the CD antitrust fight, on Thursday revised its policy to withhold advertising dollars to retailers selling used CDs.
As election mudslinging goes, it doesn't get much worse than the Writers Guild of America West campaign. Some Guild members say it's politics as usual, but others claim it's the worst they've ever…
Former "Cheers" co-stars John Ratzenberger and George Wendt have joined the presenter roster for the 45th annual Primetime Emmy Awards. Wendt received six nominations for the series, while…
A Pennsylvania-based cable company, the Lenfest Group, looks set to become the cornerstone of bidding for two Aussie satellite pay TV licenses.
New World Entertainment and Reeves Entertainment Group said late Thursday that they've mutually agreed to terminate New World's proposed acquisition of Reeves' assets -- only a few weeks after…
PaineWebber Inc. Thursday lowered its share rating of CBS Inc. to "neutral" from "attractive."