The summer B.O. fires burned a little less brightly in some markets last week due to a shortage of new releases, while holdovers "The Lost World: Jurassic Park" and "Con Air" kept smokin'.
After months of talking up their new talkshows, the time has come for Keenen Ivory Wayans and Chris Spencer to just do it.
Universal Pictures picked up the medieval actioner "The Black Rock" on Friday for producer Chuck Gordon and his studio-based Daybreak Prods. The sale, for an undisclosed sum, ended a bidding war…
The ax fell at Live Entertainment Friday as the newly installed owners of the indie film company handed out pink slips to 40 of Live's 166 staffers. The cuts, which were expected (Daily Variety, July…
Australia's Beyond Distribution has snared worldwide distribution rights to two TV shows from Ireland's Tyrone Prods. about the Emerald Isle's biggest-ever stage export, "Riverdance."
No announcement of refinancing strategies was forthcoming after the MGM board of directors met Friday to discuss plans for an expected public stock offering and other fundraising instruments. A…
Gail Yancosek has been appointed to the newly created position of vice president of news at Fox's flagship station WNYW in New York.
In a major step toward boosting its sitcom presence, Universal Television has signed Carrie Fisher to a two-year deal worth $3 million to develop comedies.
America's Health Network, the struggling medical advice channel, has "furloughed" 161 of its 200 employees after the Columbia/HCA Healthcare Corp. pulled back from its planned $25 million investment…
Setting up his fourth feature project in less than a year, 24-year-old scribe Shane Salerno has struck a deal with Great Oaks Entertainment partners John Hughes and Ricardo Mestres to produce the…