The WB net on Wednesday hired former CBS and Disney exec Ken Werner to be executive VP of network distribution.
In response to complaints from "Ellen" star Ellen DeGeneres, ABC dropped the parental advisory from Wednesday night's episode of the show, which was titled "The Gay Yellow Pages."
UPN's new entertainment chief Tom Nunan made his first scheduling moves Wednesday, swapping time- slots for sitcoms "Clueless" and "Moesha" on Tuesday nights and dramas "The Sentinel" and "Star Trek…
Meredith Broadcasting prexy Phil Jones has ankled the company after an 18-year career, replaced by a publishing exec with no TV experience.
Baker & Hostetler LLP, one of the nation's largest law firms, has opened a new office in Beverly Hills, aiming to expand its entertainment industry-related intellectual property and new media law…
Silvio Berlusconi's Fininvest group, which owns film production and distribution unit Medusa and controls 50.3% of TV company Mediaset, said pretax profit in the first half of 1997 fell to 448.2…
Writers Guild of America West officials have reached a tentative West-only deal with film and TV producers, a development that will effectively eliminate, at least for now, any chance of…
Move over Ted Turner. Bob and Harvey Weinstein are getting into the philanthropy business.
A new British theatrical distribution venture has been launched as a partnership between two recently formed companies, Downtown Pictures and the Film Development Corp.
"The Velvet Rope," Janet Jackson's return to the music market after a four-year absence, landed the top spot on the nation's album sales charts with an impressive 203,000 copies sold in its first six…
Warner Bros. has acquired the feature film rights to British writer Michael Marshall Smith's novel "One of Us," a sci-fi crime thriller, for producer Denise Di Novi.