Marking another blow to its online retailing rivals, Amazon.com announced an agreement Tuesday to serve as the sole merchant of music and videos for Microsoft's MSN.com and Shopping Channel Websites.
Cablevision Systems' negotiations to buy a majority stake in the New York Yankees from principal owner George Steinbrenner broke down Tuesday night.
The Film Society of Lincoln Center pulled an unauthorized screen adaptation of J.D. Salinger's "Franny and Zooey" from its three-week Iranian film festival, which began Nov. 20.
White Mountain Films is teaming with Nova to produce a PBS documentary and a large-format film based on the 1914-15 Antarctic expedition led by Ernest Shackleton, which left the British explorer and…
Buena Vista's "A Bug's Life" was the champion of the exclusives roster in its opening weekend.
Disney's "A Civil Action" is being embraced by a coalition of environmental groups, but the studio's not sure it wants to be hugged.
Paul Schrader, who penned "Taxi Driver" and "Raging Bull," will receive the Writers Guild of America's highest honor at the union's annual awards fest on Feb. 20.
Academy Award-winning screenwriter Frank R. Pierson (“Dog Day Afternoon”) has signed with Creative Artists Agency. Pierson, whose other credits in-clude “Cat Ballou” and “Cool Hand Luke,” recently…
Viacom Inc. received antitrust approval for the sale of its publishing businesses to Pearson PLC, it said Monday, allowing the $4.6 billion deal to close Friday.
Thesp-turned-talker Charles Grodin will keep yakking on MSNBC through 2000.
The effort to bring DreamWorks to Howard Hughes' old aircraft factory -- one of the most complicated and contentious real-estate deals in recent Los Angeles history -- was at last resolved Monday…