Columbia TriStar TV and Craig Anderson Prods. have acquired rights to Linda Katherine Cutting's HarperCollins memoir "Memory Slips," which is being adapted as a telefilm for CBS.
As part of a continuing conglom-wide restructuring, Motown Records will become the black music arm of the Mercury Records Group. A number of Mercury artists will be shuttled to the new division…
Robert D. Blue, son of the late actor-comedian Ben Blue, died Jan. 22 of brain cancer at St. John's Medical Center in Santa Monica. He was 50.
Warner Bros. TV has inked an exclusive two-year, low seven-figure development and production deal with writer/producer Geoffrey Neigher.
EXCLUSIVEFormer Court TV and American Lawyer chief Steven Brill has inked deals with three "limited partners" to finance his new consumer media magazine, Content, with HSN Inc. chairman Barry Diller…
Further rounding out its exec ranks, MTV has tapped radio exec Ken Benson to lead its music programming charge, according to sources.
Behaviour Distribution has picked up all world rights outside North America to "High Art," writer-director Lisa Cholodenko's debut pic which just nabbed the 1998 Waldo Salt Screenwriting Award at the…
EXCLUSIVEPolydor Records chief Nick Gatfield has been offered the reins to Polygram Music Publishing, which he will run in addition to the label. But insiders said Gatfield has yet to accept.
Newcomer Matt Damon of "Good Will Hunting" joined veteran actors Robert Duvall ("The Apostle"), Peter Fonda ("Ulee's Gold"), Dustin Hoffman ("Wag the Dog") and Jack Nicholson ("As Good as It Gets")…
EXCLUSIVEActress Alyssa Milano is ankling Fox's drama "Melrose Place" at the end of the season in order to develop her own series with Columbia TriStar TV.