It's been a tough sell for producers pushing the many music biz biopics on such big names as Elvis Presley, Otis Redding and Janis Joplin. Just a few of the several projects appear headed for a…
Thora Birch has been cast in MTV Films' comedy "Election," opposite Matthew Broderick and Reese Witherspoon.
Looking to get a toehold in the fledgling sports bar business, Disney Regional Entertainment and ESPN on Tuesday jointly announced the launch of a chain of ESPN Grill restaurants that will serve as…
Warner Bros. Records Inc., the parent of the Warner Bros. and Reprise labels, has named former Virgin Records U.S. prexy/CEO Phil Quartararo to the new post of president.
Producers Morris Ruskin and Mary Skinner have partnered with international distribution execs Lynn Mooney and George Marinos to form Shoreline Entertainment, an independent production and foreign…
Two weeks before "Mad About You" debuted on NBC, music impresario Don Was crossed paths with Paul Reiser at the airport. In short order, a theme song was born. "It happened very serendipitously,"…
Pittard Sullivan CEO Billy Pittard will deliver the keynote address for the weeklong Digital Video Conference at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Burbank Hilton Convention Center. Info: (213) 962-8203. * * *…
Despite a disastrous weekend, down 30% from year-ago results, NBC remains the unchallenged leader in primetime Nielsen results for the Oct. 6-12 week.
Kenneth Branagh has replaced the previously announced Anthony Hopkins as narrator of the epic Turner Original Prods. 24-hour documentary series "Cold War," with Hopkins forced to drop his commitment…
Producers Andy Vajna and Gale Anne Hurd are now the uneasy co-owners of --- but not quite partners in --- the "Terminator" motion picture franchise.
The tentatively delayed production of "Diana and Me," a romantic comedy from Village Roadshow about Princess Diana and one of her most ardent fans, will shoot new bookend scenes to take into account…