The Justice Dept. has signed off on News Corp.'s $1.3 billion deal to acquire Heritage Media Corp., the companies announced Friday.
Gayle Thomas' "The Beauty of the Common Tool" took the top film prize at the third annual Palm Springs Intl. Short Film Festival, the biggest short film fest in North America and one of the few fests…
Mr. Potato Head is looking to break into TV. So are the formats and characters of such enduring board games as Clue, Monopoly and Candyland.
The Sept. 14 telecast of the 49th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards will be seen in 90 foreign countries by an expected audience of 620 million viewers around the globe, it was announced by the Berle…
Universal Concerts has purchased Denver-based Fey Concerts, the region's top concert promotion firm. The pact further enhances Universal's profile in the important touring market and culminates a…
The New York chapter of Women in Film and Television will host an international summit in Gotham from Sept. 17-21.
Polygram's high-profile fall release "The Game," directed by David Fincher and starring Michael Douglas, will make its Euro premiere when it closes the 45th San Sebastian Film Festival (Sept. 18-27).
The Aug. 4 edition of the A&E series "Biography," profiling Sylvester Stallone, landed the sixth-highest Nielsen rating in the history of the program: a 4.0. It got some of us wondering what the…
James Gandolfini is in final negotiations to join the cast of Steve Zaillian's "A Civil Action," for Touchstone Pictures.
Tele-Communications Inc. began to show early signs of a turnaround in the second quarter, on Friday reporting a 16% increase in cash flow to $706 million on 7% higher revenue of $1.6 billion.