The USA Network has bought the exclusive broadcast window to three Universal theatricals: "The Jackal," "For Richer or Poorer" and "Mercury Rising."
The Senate rejected by a 76-22 vote a proposal Tuesday that would have stripped the National Endowment for the Arts' $100 million budget from the $13.4 billion Interior Department funding bill.
After a nine-year reign as president and CEO of E! Entertainment Television, Lee Masters has abruptly decided to resign and take the $20 million payment due at the end of his five-year contract.
Michael Caine is in final negotiations to join the cast of Miramax Films' "The Cider House Rules," which begins shooting Monday in New England.
Former Carsey-Werner exec David Tochterman has been named executive vice president of Overbrook Entertainment, the company run by actor Will Smith and James Lassiter, which has just formed a TV…
Some of the chairmen of English Premier League soccer clubs want to bar Manchester United -- the club being bought by Rupert Murdoch for $1.04 billion -- from future TV rights negotiations.
Stu Cohen, senior VP of promotions and a 25-year veteran of Warner Bros. Records, ankled the label late Tuesday.
Tele-Communications Inc.'s programming affiliate, Liberty Media, is to invest up to $10 million in ACTV Inc., which has developed software for digital cable programming.
Though perhaps best known as an early champion of Amerindie product, the Mill Valley Film Festival this year is going Anglophile -- saluting Brit thesps Helena Bonham Carter and Derek Jacobi with…
Universal Pictures has acquired the feature rights to Susan Avallone's comedy spec "Suicide Bride" for Uni-based Lawrence Gordon Prods.
Kinowelt Medien has secured the video and DVD rights to media mogul Leo Kirch's massive film library for the next 10 years, the Munich-based distribution group announced Tuesday.