St. Louis Symphony Orchestra director Leonard Slatkin has been tapped to replace Mstislav Rostropovich as the new music director of the National Symphony Orchestra at the Kennedy Center.
A Gotham judge has found New Line Cinema in contempt of court for disobeying an order to remove scribe Stephen King's name from packaging and posters for vidcassettes of "The Lawnmower Man."
An ancient Greek play performed in Russian at an ice rink and a drama acted out by 300 silent characters will be among offerings in the most ambitious, costly Edinburgh Intl. Festival in years.
Showtime Networks Inc. and Orion Pictures agreed Tuesday to settle their longstanding dispute over their 1986 exclusive premium TV output deal. The cabler reportedly will pay Orion an undisclosed sum.
The number of TV station reporters nationwide grew by several hundred last year, but the number of radio journalists fell by a corresponding level.
Shedding season has started at Viacom-Paramount. The media conglomerate has unloaded its 33% stake in basic-cable network Lifetime to its partners Capital Cities/ABC and Hearst Corp. for $ 317.6…
The cabinet of this country's Muslim government will decide today whether to lift the ban on "Schindler's List," a decision that will seal the film's fate here.
Iwerks Entertainment has signed a multimillion-dollar hardware agreement with Itochu Corp. to develop and build a Cinetropolis site in Chiryu, Japan. And under a soon-to-be-signed agreement, the…
David Lazer has been named vice chairman, emeritus, of Jim Henson Prods.
Eleven California arts groups were offered federal grants Tuesday, provided they can raise $ 3 on their own for every federal dollar they receive.