"Higher Ground," the newest disc from Barbra Streisand, was the best-selling album in the nation last week. The 207,000 copies sold marked the entertainer's biggest first-week sales tally and almost…
The HBO Pictures premiere of the biopic "Don King: Only in America" on Saturday pulled down a 9.9 rating and 15 share to easily dominate the four broadcast webs in HBO homes, according to Nielsen…
Sony Pictures Entertainment announced Tuesday that it has upped Bob Wynne to co-president, in a move designed to give president-chief operating officer John Calley more time to devote to the film biz.
Veteran post-production exec Bernice Kenton-Briggs will sign on as senior visual effects producer for two-year-old digital f/x house Caliban Filmworks.
Atom Egoyan's "The Sweet Hereafter" and Belgian helmer Alain Berliner's "Ma Vie en Rose" tied for top honors Friday at the 12th annual Fort Lauderdale Intl. Film Festival.
The British Broadcasting Corp. will start airing a round-the-clock news channel on the country's cable networks next month after gaining government permission. The permission was given despite…
UA is getting totally tubular with its purchase of a surf-movie pitch, "Girls in the Curl," about young women who break into the rigorous sport of competitive wave-riding, the studio confirmed…
The California Supreme Court ruled Wednesday it would review a lower court's ruling on how far film-makers can go when basing fictional characters on real people without their permission.
Dene Stratton has been named senior VP and general manager of DIC Entertainment. Stratton, who is responsible for developing business opportunities for DIC and its parent company, the Walt Disney…
Washington is filled with highbrow intellectuals who brag about not subscribing to cable, but Harold Furchtgott-Roth, a new voting member of the Federal Communications Commission, takes it one step…