Sixteen dramatic features and six documentaries have been selected to compete in the first annual Urbanworld Film Festival, which will be held from Aug. 20-24 in New York.
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Cheryl McLean has been upped to vice president of publicity for Rysher Entertainment.
Industry insiders have been chortling that Walt Disney Studios can expect another round of Southern Baptist hospitality for some of the language in the Hollywood Pictures release "G.I. Jane," which…
KCBS has opted not to renew the contract of veteran local air traffic reporter Bob Tur when it expires Sept. 30.
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…