King World Prods. stock finally had a reason to jump. Oprah Winfrey signed a new contract that will keep the talkshow queen associated with the syndication giant through the year 2000.
Zsa Zsa Gabor Friday filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in U.S. Bankruptcy Court , her press agent said. Gabor's attorney, Bennett Spiegel, said the actress "needed a breathing spell to reorganize her…
The Rankin Family went 4 for 4 at the Juno Awards, the Canadian version of the Grammys, picking up prizes in all categories in which they were nominated. The folk music ensemble nabbed Canadian…
The Gallup Organization is re-entering the motion picture research market with a new L.A.-based division. The new unit will initially concentrate on four separate areas of market testing and polling…
As a 5.3 earthquake rocked the greater Los Angeles area Sunday afternoon, it took just a few minutes for the region's television stations to jump in with live reports from some unlikely reporters.
Media mogul Silvio Berlusconi rejected charges Sunday that the Mafia was backing his bid to govern Italy, and pledged to wage war on organized crime if he wins next weekend's watershed elections.
Laughter was the best medicine for the weekend box office, where Paramount's "Naked Gun 33 1/3: The Final Insult" debut was the clear winner with $ 13.5 million. New Line Cinema's launch of "Monkey…
No one was more surprised than the California Film Commission last week when it found out the state Senate had created a new committee specifically designed to keep entertainment jobs in state -…
Pubcasters stole the show at Germany's 30th annual TV prizes, the country's Emmy equivalent, leaving former ratings champion private web RTL out in the cold.
Tribune Broadcasting's KTLA-TV has won the contest for "Seinfeld" reruns in Los Angeles, with a winning bid just over the floor price of $ 130,000 per week or $ 220,000 per episode set by distributor…
Neal Pilson is stepping down as CBS Sports president effective April 11, ending months of speculation over his fate after the network lost the rights to National Football League games to Fox and lost…