In Sony Pictures Entertainment topper John Calley's first major outside executive hire, Turner Pictures prexy of production Amy Pascal will return to Columbia Pictures as president of the studio…
TV Azteca topper Ricardo Salinas Pliego has bought out the remaining shares owned by his investment partners, the Saba family.
Director Alan Parker is believed to be about to accept the offer to become chairman of the British Film Institute when producer Jeremy Thomas steps down later this year.
Marking a new era for Geffen Records, the label has offered David Simone the A&R reins at the label, according to sources.
After a season starring in Steven Bochco's "Murder One," Anthony LaPaglia will star in Arthur Miller's "A View From the Bridge," at Gotham's Roundabout Theatre this fall.
Word is that the three-year partnership between Michael Douglas and Steven Reuther is coming to an end. Insiders said that Reuther is still looking for financing to keep the company afloat.
There were no syndie fireworks for the week of the July 4th holiday, when ratings for many top strips hit new lows, according to Nielsen's report for the week ended July 6.
Fred Savage will be gainfully employed for at least the rest of the TV season.
Memo to marketers: If it's the holiday season, the word "nutcracker" can crack a lot of markets, no matter who uses it.
CBS isn't quite ready to claim victory in the November sweeps households race, excepting an occasional slip of the tongue, but the Eye net does agree it would take an "extraordinary" rally by NBC to…