Canadian-based exhibitor Cineplex Odeon laid off 68 employees last week in anticipation of its impending merger with Loews/Sony Theatres.
Nickelodeon has agreed to a joint-venture deal with the Hungarian Broadcasting Corp. to set up Nickelodeon Hungary, the first kids TV channel for the Hungarian market.
First Jerry Springer made headlines by toppling Oprah Winfrey in the national ratings -- now he's overtaking "Live With Regis & Kathie Lee" on their home turf in Gotham. For Gotham-ites, it's the end…
In an abrupt decision late Tuesday, Warner Bros. parted ways with co-prexy of production Bill Gerber and upped Lorenzo Di Bonaventura to run production alone. The moves are the latest by WB brass to…
Just days after Chancellor Media Corp.'s CEO Scott Ginsburg quit, the radio giant signed a new five-year employment agreement with its chief operating officer, James de Castro, it said Monday.
Actor Nick Nolte — star of such films as “Afterglow,” “North Dallas Forty,” “Cannery Row,” “48 HRS.” and “Down and Out in Beverly Hills” — has returned to the ICM fold, where he will be repped by…
Tony Blair's relationship with Rupert Murdoch came under scrutiny again Monday after it emerged that one of the British prime minister's closest advisers will become director of corporate…
Sibling Prods., a new Gotham-based company run by the brother/sister combo of Palmer and Paige West, will make its feature bow with "Saturn," a psychological thriller from helmer Rob Schmidt.
Director Oliver Stone has named Dennis Quaid his starting quarterback in "On Any Given Sunday," the working title of the football film Stone will helm for Warner Bros.
Fast-growing Danish indie Scanbox Danmark has launched a new Los Angeles-based sales and distribution division, Scanbox Intl.
CBS newsmag "48 Hours" is on a year-to-date upswing (up 7% over year-ago figures) and Nielsen numbers for last week had the show beating out ABC's movie-of-the-week by more than four ratings points.