Direct expenditures from film, TV and commercial production in Gotham grew 6% to a record $2.37 billion in 1997, marking the fourth consecutive year of growth, the Mayor's Office of Film, Theatre and…
CBS is temporarily benching "Murphy Brown" and "Early Edition" and swapping timeslots for "Michael Hayes" and the newsmag "Public Eye With Bryant Gumbel."
For the fourth consecutive week, the soundtrack to "Titanic" was the bestselling album in the nation. More than 582,000 copies of the Sony Classical/Sony Music Soundtrax disc were sold during the…
Writers basked in the praise of their peers Wednesday as the Writers Guild of America announced nominations for outstanding achievement in writing for the screen in 1997.
Sharply higher earnings from television helped Rupert Murdoch's News Corp. lift net profit 23% to $396 million in the second quarter ended Dec. 31, it said Wednesday, on 14% higher revenue of $3.5…
EXCLUSIVEBudding stars Jude Law and Cate Blanchett are close to deals to join Matt Damon and Gwyneth Paltrow in "The Talented Mr. Ripley" for Paramount and Miramax.
EXCLUSIVESandra Bullock is in negotiations to star opposite Ben Affleck in the romantic comedy "Forces of Nature for DreamWorks, the studio confirmed on Wednesday.
Kelly Preston has signed on to star opposite Michael Keaton in Warner Bros.' "Frost," one of the studio's high-profile holiday pics.
Lew Wasserman, former chairman of MCA Inc. (now Universal Studios), has stepped down from the board of directors for U parent Seagram Co. Ltd., the company said Wednesday.
AUSTRALIA The Asian economic meltdown is forcing satcaster TV Shopping Network to restructure and shift its geographic focus. The two-year-old Sydney based-service said Tuesday the Asian malaise is…
A furious labor dispute between the Screen Actors Guild and "Mighty Morphin Power Rangers" producer Saban Entertainment evaporated Wednesday when Saban agreed to put all its productions under the…
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