Academy officials breathed something of a sigh of relief Monday as the prelude to Hollywood's biggest annual event went off uneventfully.
Universal's "The Paper" joined the exclusives roster last weekend, opening to decent numbers on a combined three screens in Los Angeles and New York.
Best actor Tom Hanks went to great lengths to praise two gay friends as well as the courageous execs at TriStar Pictures who got behind the "Philadelphia" project.
Hollywood's eternal little boy finally drew a man's respect Monday night. Steven Spielberg, after years of disregard by Academy voters, was vindicated with seven Oscars for his Holocaust epic…
As the first rain of spring fell on New York, the city's A list crowded into an Academy Awards party at Elaine's, to debate the likely winners and whether or not the Oscars should play New York.
Nickelodeon, which harvests bigger Nielsens than the broadcast networks, the TV syndicators and the other cable networks in programming to kids ages 6-11, said Monday that it will lay out $ 30…
Bell Atlantic chairman and CEO Ray Smith won't rest until the telco is a leading entertainment company. Addressing the National Assn. of Broadcasters confab, Smith said he is committed to becoming a…
Eleven-year-old Anna Paquin may have been the most choked-up child ever to win an Oscar, but she certainly wasn't the youngest.
Bill Gates and Craig McCaw, two of America's best known high-tech billionaires, have launched $ 9 billion plan to launch 840 satellites over seven years.
The BBC and Rupert Murdoch's Asian satellite TV venture Star TV have agreed to a partial separation. As of April 17, BBC World Service TV, the pubcaster's 24-hour global news and information channel…