An 8-1/2-year legal battle between Sony Pictures Entertainment and the producer of the feature pic "Return From the River Kwai" is due to go to trial in New York federal court Monday.
Warner Bros. Television has promoted two veteran execs from its administrative ranks.
After months of speculation, "Access Hollywood" now is officially in the market for a new male co-anchor.
Brit legit director Peter Brook has won the Japan Art Assn.'s 1997 Praemium Imperiale Award for theater. The award, among five being announced today in Rome, carries a $150,000 prize.
Time Warner Cable and the city of New York may be headed for a major dust-up over the city's claim on three of the 12 channels that TW will add to its cable system in Manhattan this fall.
It's summertime, and the selling is easy --- for distributors of syndie talkshows hosted by Maury Povich and Roseanne.
Gail Berman ankled her Sandollar TV presidency, choosing to move into an advisory capacity. A Tuesday story indicated otherwise.
Canadian filmmaker Atom Egoyan's "The Sweet Hereafter" will open the 22nd annual Toronto Intl. Film Festival, which runs Sept. 4-13.
Mainstream audiences have yet to decide whether it's good or bad, but starting in the fall DVD will be at least nationwide.
The Walt Disney Co. launched a South African subsidiary Tuesday to consolidate its retail business here and explore avenues into the rest of Africa.