Bank of New York, one of the dominant lenders to the entertainment industry, has hired longtime media investment banker James Mason to start a mergers and acquisitions practice focused on showbiz and…
Christina Ricci will star opposite Johnny Depp in director Tim Burton's romantic horror pic "Sleepy Hollow," for Scott Rudin Prods. and Paramount.
Mark Rafalowski has been named to the newly created post of senior veepee of business development for Dick Clark Prods.
Veteran independent film distributor and marketer Mark Lipsky has joined Bravo Networks in the new position of director of consumer marketing.
In what some say is a classic case of culture clash, Jules Haimovitz has exited his post as prexy and chief operating of King World Prods.
Barry Schulman has resigned the post of VP of programming for the Sci-Fi Channel, bowing to the desire of the recently appointed president of programming and marketing for USA Networks, Stephen Chao.
Fox Broadcasting Co. and reps for its affiliate body have come to terms on a five-year, $250 million pigskin payment plan to help the web cover the cost of its new $4.5 billion NFL rights package.
Producer Robert Evans and actress Catherine Oxenberg have agreed to annul their marriage, which was performed July 12 in Evans' Beverly Hills home.
The Harvey Entertainment Co. says it will film 12 live-action direct-to-video family movies over the next three years, and create three animated TV shows, one a year, during the same period.
CBS has filled key creative exec positions in its programming and production wings.
On what would have been his 100th birthday, the Writers Guild and the Writers Guild Foundation will hail one of cinema's conquering heroes, Preston Sturges, with a tribute at the Los Angeles County…