Cablevision chairman Charles Dolan has enlisted former Miami Dolphins coach Don Shula as a member of a group of investors -- including Bill Cosby -- seeking to purchase the Cleveland Browns NFL…
KNBC was the only one of L.A.'s Big Four O&Os to post demographic ratings gains in primetime during the May sweep, according to Nielsen's just-released demo ratings report.
HKM Films, the feature arm of L.A.-based commercial house HKM Prods., has just put its first two features into production under the guidance of producer and senior VP Alexis Magagni-Seely.
The consolidation of the British cable industry has taken another step forward with the announcement that NTL Inc. has agreed to acquire ComTel for £550 million ($902 million).
The Marquee Group, a marketing company focusing on sports, has bought Cambridge Sports Intl., a firm representing professional golfers for commercial endorsements and public appearances, for about $2…
Twentieth Century Fox has acquired acclaimed comic scribe Alan Moore's Victorian fantasy-thriller, "The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen" for producers Don Murphy and Jane Hamsher.
Mark Smelzer has been tapped managing director of U.S. sales for Variety, responsible for overseeing the company's domestic sales offices in Los Angeles, New York and Chicago.
Thesp Taye Diggs, best known for his starring role as Benny the landlord in the Broadway production of "Rent," is set for a three-stage entry onto the bigscreen with roles in three upcoming films…
Film editor Eva Gardos is the grand prize winner of the Hartley-Merrill International Screenwriting Award for her screenplay "American Rhapsody," RKO Pictures chairman Ted Hartley and his wife…
The closing of the Russian Intl. Fest was marred by a conflict between the jury and fest organizers, with no Grand Prize given and with jury prexy Jane Scott kept off stage at a chaotic live…
NBC has clinched a record NBA Finals rating with a soaring sixth-game overnight score that may also translate to the top single-game rating in league history when national results are released by…