Leaving politics for television probably won't be too hard for Rep. Susan Molinari. The five-term New York Republican, who confirmed plans to resign Aug. 1 from Congress to become co-anchor of CBS…
The 1998 Goodwill Games competition has come up with a new wrinkle: Ted Turner is billing it as the first time ever that a broadcast network (CBS), a basic-cable network (TBS) and a paycable channel…
Reps for studios and the Writers Guild of America will hold so-called "fast track" negotiations in an attempt to come to terms on a new contract well before the current agreement's May 1, 1998…
Cameron Crowe, who wrote, produced and directed TriStar Pictures' $150 million-plus box office hit "Jerry Maguire," has signed a three-year, first-look deal with DreamWorks.
Longtime News Corp. exec Preston Padden was named president of the ABC Television Network Wednesday, more than a week after he began working there.
Mike Medavoy, industry veteran and currently chairman of Phoenix Pictures, will be given the UCLA Alumni Assn. Professional Achievement Award at a ceremony May 31 on the school's campus in the UCLA…
Two thesps, three helmers and two producers will be honored by Mayor Rudolph Giuliani for their contributions to the growth of Gotham's film and TV industries.
Gary Kurfirst, the co-founder and chairman of Radioactive Records, has bowed Radiouniverse, a new imprint that will be marketed and promoted by Universal Records. The new label will be based in New…
When spotting the prehistoric dinos in "The Lost World," the scientists can't believe their eyes. Readers should be equally incredulous when it comes to the media frenzy surrounding the pic's mammoth…
Another Fox O&O, this time in Dallas, is expected to move Twentieth TV's "Access Hollywood" out of its access berth next Monday, sources said.
Unapix Films has acquired North American video and TV rights to “Good Luck,” starring Gregory Hines, Vincent D’Onofrio, James Earl Jones and Max Gail. The film, which was released theatrically in 106…