Thesp Kevin Sorbo is ready to lay down his sword and exit the hit syndie drama "Hercules: The Legendary Journeys" when his contract is up later this year unless producers give him a hefty pay raise.
New films from Australia and France, a classic silent masterpiece and a groundbreaking science fiction fantasy will highlight the 1st Overlooked Film Festival, debuting Wednesday in Champaign, Ill.
With a program that includes clips and personal appearances, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will be celebrating the late Fred Astaire's 100th birthday.
National Cable Television Assn. prexy Decker Anstrom has blamed Hollywood budgets and professional sports salaries for the rising cost of cable programming. But in his new role at the Weather…
Marking its first foray into the music business, Mike Ovitz's Artist Management Group has tapped former Hollywood Records senior veep Kevin Gasser to help shape its efforts in the industry.
FONT FACE="HELVETICA, ARIAL" SIZE="-2" COLOR="#990000">FROM MIP TV Eureka, the much ballyhooed alliance between Italy's Mediaset and Germany's Kirch, is only a few weeks old, but already ambitious…
The Joseph Papp Public Theater/New York Shakespeare Festival's annual slate at the Delacorte Theater in Central Park will this year feature performances of the Bard's "The Taming of the Shrew" and…
With barely two months to go in the 1998-99 season, "Judge Judy" and "Jerry Springer" are in a dead Nielsen heat for the No. 3 spot among all syndie skeins, behind perennial chart-toppers "Wheel of…
The Writers Guild of America's contract with CBS expired Thursday at midnight, but the two sides agreed to meet again today to try to resolve their considerable differences.
FROM MIP TV The Mip television market is about to embrace the Internet as part of a growing acceptance that traditional television companies and new technology entities are being drawn together…
The nail-biting is over for film buyers waiting to find out which of their theaters will be playing the upcoming "Star Wars" prequel.