Bowing to congressional pressure, FCC chairman Bill Kennard Wednesday temporarily backed off plans to require broadcasters to provide free airtime to political candidates.
The soundtrack to "Titanic" was the bestselling album in the nation for the 11th consecutive week, with more than 455,000 copies of the Sony Classical/Sony Music Soundtracks disc going home with…
Addressing what they see as a shortage of independent film financiers in the movie business, Neal Moritz's Original Films and Newmarket Capital Group have pacted to develop, produce and finance a…
French banking giant Societe Generale has taken an important step into the European film financing business by hiring Premila Hoon and her team away from British merchant bank Guinness Mahon.
Alan Cohen, ABC's executive VP of marketing and research, has been asked to take over duties for on-air promotion until the network can find a someone to replace Jim Vescera, sources said.
The USA Network two-night original "Moby Dick" took first and second places among basic-cable programs for the first quarter of '98 in total households, with Nielsen Media ratings of 8.1. Comedy…
Days after proclaiming he was king of the world following an record-tying Oscar haul, evidence is building that "Titanic" writer/director/producer James Cameron is on course for a kingsize payday.
Cable giant Tele-Communications Inc. has pinned exec VP stripes on three key execs.
Nancy Cartwright, who lends her voice to the character of Bart on "The Simpsons" is close to renewing her contract with 20th Century Fox TV for about $50,000 per episode, sources said.
After enjoying stronger profits and a dramatic rally on Wall Street over the past year, Time Warner Inc.'s board showed its appreciation by awarding chairman Gerald Levin a 62% higher bonus of $6.5…
The Image Group, which controls seven TV studios in midtown Manhattan, has started to produce nonfiction programming for cable networks like Discovery Channel and Learning Channel, and has tapped…
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions
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- Oscar-Winner Casey Affleck Calls Denzel Washington ‘One of the First People Who Taught Me How to Act’
- Epic Oscars Mistake: Faye Dunaway, Warren Beatty Announce Wrong Best Picture Winner
- ‘La La Land’ Makes Damien Chazelle Youngest Best Director Winner in Oscars History