Home Shopping Network chairman Barry Diller has pacted with billionaire Paul Allen to assume Allen's 45% stake in Ticketmaster, according to sources.
President Clinton announced Monday he wants to extend most-favored-nation trading status to China for another year. The trade policy must still be approved by Congress.
Fox Broadcasting Co. today will announce a fall primetime schedule that completely rebuilds Thursday night with two new comedies and a new drama in place of "Martin," "Living Single" and "New York…
Even before its Friday opening, Universal's "Lost World" is frightening people.
Sony Corp. and Hitachi Ltd. were approved by the Tokyo Stock Exchange (TSE) and the Osaka Securities Exchange (OSE) on Monday as companies that will be listed for stock option trading as of July 18.
Music industry vet Glen Brunman, who as chief of Epic Soundtrax has helped shape the film soundtrack landscape, has been named exec veep of the newly created Sony Music Soundtrax.
In theory, both distributors and exhibitors would prefer that trailers are played before films that share a similar target demographic. But whether it's through carelessness on the part of theater…
Network signal vendor PrimeTime 24 challenged broadcasters Monday to a test of signal strength.
Paramount Pictures and Creative Artists Agency are swapping legal letters in a tiff over Nicolas Cage's commitment and availability for Par's "Snake Eyes" and for Warner Bros.' "Superman."
Chinese director Wu Tianming's "The King of Masks" and U.S. helmer John O'Hagan's Sundance-preemed "Wonderland" won the Audience Awards for best feature and best documentary, respectively, at the San…
Universal Pictures and Amblin Entertainment have come to an agreement to do a feature film sequel of "Casper" and the studio has been granted the merchandising rights to the sequel.