When the ticket stubs were counted Monday morning, there was barely $60,000 separating the weekend's top two grossers, New Line's "Pleasantville" and Warner Bros.' "Practical Magic."
Time Warner Inc. vice chairman Ted Turner sold 1.39 million shares of the media giant, raising roughly $125 million as part of his program to raise money for his United Nations Foundation and other…
Times Square, "The Crossroads of the World," is trying its best to become the TV center of the planet for the New Year's celebration for 1999, and more importantly, 2000.
Pat Wallace, VP and general manager of NBC-owned WCAU in Philadelphia, has been tapped to take over from Scott Sassa as president of the NBC Television Stations, the web is expected to announce today.
Chancellor CEO Jeffrey A. Marcus has plucked two of his former company’s key execs away from Marcus Cable. Thomas P. McMillin, former exec VP and CFO of the company now joins Chancellor as senior VP…
President Clinton awarded the 1998 Medal of the Arts to a dozen individuals and groups, including Gregory Peck, "Fats" Domino, Philip Roth and the Steppenwolf Theatre Co.
NBC has given a back-nine order to its frosh laffer "Jesse," making the Warner Bros. sitcom the second member of the Peacock's Class of '98 to get a full-season order this fall.
Hollywood likes 'em young. According to a new study commissioned by the Writers Guild of America, scribes in features and TV have grown steadily younger.
Aussie film and TV producer-distrib Becker Entertainment has received a A$5 million ($3 million) lifeline from private investor Australian Media and Communications Fund.
KTLA, ever the broadcasting pioneer, will become the first L.A. station to broadcast a high-definition digital signal at 10 a.m. on Thursday, with live coverage of John Glenn's return to space in the…
HBO has renewed three of its high-profile original series for another season: "Arliss," "Oz" and "Sex & the City."