Florida's top entertainment industry promoter is stepping down, in what seems to be part of a general shake-up of state showbiz policy.
Billionaire investor Paul Allen plans to invest as much as $200 million in Barry Diller's HSN Inc. to maintain his 11% stake in the company after its $4.075 billion stock-and-cash acquisition of USA…
Danny Yarbrough has been named chairman of Sony Music Distribution (SMD). The ascension had been expected when Paul Smith retired from the post at the beginning of the year.
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Cinepix Film Properties has been renamed Lions Gate Films Inc. by its new parent company, Lions Gate Entertainment Corp., which also named former CFP exec vice president Jeff Sackman president of…
EXCLUSIVEBrendan Fraser will perform the voice of the title character in Pentafour Films' animated feature "Sinbad: Beyond the Veil Mists."
Stanford Zucker, who worked in the entertainment business since the 1920s as a producer, booking agent and much later as a personal manager, died Jan. 3 of natural causes in Century City. He was 95.
Earvin (Magic) Johnson has signed with the William Morris Agency, which will represent his various business partnerships and entertainment concerns. Johnson’s business outlets include an overall TV…
CBS dived back into the sports broadcast end zone late Monday night, yanking the National Football League away from NBC by reaching agreement on a $4 billion, eight-year deal to televise the American…
Miramax Films' Dimension Films genre banner has acquired worldwide rights to "I Got the Hook Up," co-directed, written by and starring rap artist Master P.
Elizabeth (Betty) Frazer, a longtime employee of NBC dating back to its radio days, died Jan. 3 of natural causes in Century City. She was 83.
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