United Artists has purchased a romantic comedy pitch titled "Betty" from Susan Sisko, in a low- against mid-six-figure deal that marks the first studio feature-writing job for the TV vet.
Cox Radio Inc. announced Monday that proceeds from a $200 million placement in private debt will be used to pay down revolving credit and that its $48 million acquisition of four Long Island radio…
NBC Studios has upped three operations execs from managers to directors. Vicki Aguilar supervises financial reporting for profit participants in NBC Studios’ productions. Richard Winnie is now…
Boosted by a pair of new theaters hosting packed houses, Broadway B.O. climbed to another record for the 1997-98 season, and smashed the all-time attendance high set in the 1980-81 season.
York Home Video has announced the purchase at Cannes of seven titles for release on video in the U.S. in the first deal of an exclusive partnership with Maverick Entertainment.
The Western Cable Show, the cable television confab hosted by the California Cable Television Assn. (CCTA), will be held in 1999 and 2000 at the Los Angeles Convention Center instead of the Anaheim…
Trimark Pictures is getting steamed up over "The First 9-1/2 Weeks" -- and not in a good way.
HBO, charged up by its subscribers' response to the Tom Hanks miniseries "From the Earth to the Moon," is developing minis on the civil-rights movement in the 1950s and '60s; the effect of drugs on…
Distribution veteran Jack Foley is ankling his post as head film buyer for Gotham-based City Cinemas to head up theatrical distribution for October Films, according to sources.
Tele-Communications Intl. (TINTA) continues to consolidate its international cable holdings, announcing Monday that it will sell off its Israeli and Maltese interests while increasing its stake in…
Antitrust experts say the proposed merger between Polygram and Seagram will get a close look from regulators who blocked a similar deal involving Polygram in the mid-1980s.
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions
- Playback: Jordan Peele on ‘Get Out’ and Art’s Role Under a Trump Regime
- ‘La La Land,’ ‘Doctor Strange,’ ‘The Crown’ Win Costume Designers Guild Awards
- Spirit Awards Hosts Nick Kroll and John Mulaney on Friendship, Indie Films and Day Drinking
- Final Oscar Predictions as the Season Hits the Home Stretch