After striking out with the Supreme Court, a group of songwriters and music publishers have begun lobbying Congress to modify current copyright law to give added protections to material written…
Darcie Denkert has been upped to senior executive vice president, business affairs at MGM. Her title was wrong in Thursday’s story. * * * Carsey-Werner Co. exec Dirk W. van de Bunt’s name was…
SVT Sales, the commercial arm of Swedish Television, has picked up worldwide distribution rights for "Friends & Enemies," the Swedish soap that has sparked a legal slugfest in both England and Sweden…
Sony Music is expected to announce today that 550 Records prexy Polly Anthony will add the title of president of Epic Records to her already impressive resume. Anthony had inked a new multi-year…
Cinergi Pictures Entertainment decided to sell its major assets and return the remaining cash to shareholders after unsuccessfully trying to sell itself to Walt Disney Co., Phoenix Pictures and New…
Jerry Glover has been tapped managing director of the National Geographic Channel in the U.K., Scandinavia and Australia.
Robert Duvall, whose personally financed "The Apostle" was a big hit at the Toronto Film Festival, will head back to his thespian roots with a leading role in "A Civil Action" for Touchstone…
The Walt Disney Co. is getting back to nature, with plans to produce four new wildlife docus to be distributed as specials in syndication by Buena Vista TV.
Ted Turner has answered any questions about what he plans to do with the money he's made from selling his company to Time Warner. At a dinner Thursday in his honor, Turner committed $1 billion…
A rally in Liberty Media's stock price forced the cable programmer Thursday to raise the price it is offering in a stock buyback offer to a total cost of $450 million.