"The Full Monty" is spawning its own genre of life-affirming comedies set in northern English cities: Tapestry Films and Kushner-Locke (K-L) have agreed to co-finance Nick Mead's "Swing," which stars…
Emil Sitka, a veteran character actor best known for his many roles with the Three Stooges, died Jan. 16 at St. John's Pleasant Valley Hospital in Camarillo following a stroke he had suffered in…
Despite fervent pleas from producer Jerry Bruckheimer to run his company, Touchstone Pictures exec VP of production Mike Stenson is staying put -- at least for the time being. Bruckheimer has been…
An estimated 75 million viewers tuned in to see embattled President Clinton deliver his State of the Union Address Tuesday night, up a powerful 36% from last year's estimated audience, but that…
British media group Pearson put the music division of All American Communications on the market Wednesday, two months after completing its $515 million acquisition of All American.
It's hard to believe, but six naked and not particularly attractive blokes from Sheffield have toppled Steven Spielberg's dinosaurs from the top of the U.K.'s all-time box office chart.
E! Entertainment inked a three-year output deal with Middle Eastern satcaster Orbit at last week's NATPE convention in New Orleans, expanding an existing long-term agreement.
Columbia TriStar TV and Craig Anderson Prods. have acquired rights to Linda Katherine Cutting's HarperCollins memoir "Memory Slips," which is being adapted as a telefilm for CBS.
As part of a continuing conglom-wide restructuring, Motown Records will become the black music arm of the Mercury Records Group. A number of Mercury artists will be shuttled to the new division…
Robert D. Blue, son of the late actor-comedian Ben Blue, died Jan. 22 of brain cancer at St. John's Medical Center in Santa Monica. He was 50.
Warner Bros. TV has inked an exclusive two-year, low seven-figure development and production deal with writer/producer Geoffrey Neigher.