Excited by Turner Broadcasting System's growth opportunities, Oppenheimer analyst Jessica Reif yesterday put a buy recommendation on the company's shares.
Actress Geena Davis has sued writer Frank Sanello, claiming he authored a story and made up quotes attributed to her.
ICM honcho Bill Block testified yesterday that he did not necessarily believe oral agreements could be legally binding and that, to his knowledge, Kim Basinger never had a deal to star in "Boxing…
CNN Intl. has hired former BBC anchor Riz Kahn to work for the cable network, based in Atlanta.
Rick Jacobson, Viacom Entertainment Group's newly tapped prexy of domestic markets, suggested yesterday that he will explore direct broadcast satellite as well as more traditional methods of program…
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors yesterday voted to create a County Motion Picture & Teleproduction Task Force to deal with runaway production.
The Center Theater Group/Mark Taper Forum has received the highest number of awards this year from the Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle, taking nine trophies , including two for outstanding…
Rep. Barney Frank (D-Mass.) is readying legislation that would allow directors to notify consumers of their objections if pix have been materially altered.
Fear of numbers is the virus sweeping the new TV stations n-tv and VOX. Though both started up more than a month before (all-news channel n-tv in November and infotainment station VOX in January)…
A Sony Music executive boasted that every superstar in the giant distributor's family will issue product this year as the 35th annual National Assn. of Recording Merchandisers convention wrapped up…
Saban Domestic Distribution said it has pacted with Lifetime Learning Systems to create educational materials for stations in support of an in-school program for "Mad Scientist Toon Club," Saban's…