Things are looking increasingly bleak for Barry Diller in his seeminly endless quest to acquire Paramount Communications Inc.
Eddie October, producer of HBO’s “Young Comedians” specials, has been named supervising producer on “Later With Greg Kinnear,” the NBC latenight series that premieres Feb. 28. NBC also has…
Director Sydney Pollack is in final negotiations to close a production pact with Paramount Pictures, bringing the studio two projects under a first-look deal.
Wall Street shook, rattled and rolled Friday as U.S. investors felt the aftershock from a midmorning uptick in short-term interest rates.
Paul Davis-Miller has joined Unapix Ent. in the newly created position of manager, acquisitions and sales, North America. He’ll be responsible for acquisition sale and re-packaging of software…
Michael Jay Solomon is stepping down as president of Warner Bros. Intl. Television Distribution after five years and plans to set up his own international communications company.
Still reeling from Thursday’s announcement of network-funded ratings-gathering experiments, A.C. Nielsen Co. took another hit Friday when Chicago-based Information Resources Inc. announced its…
While Hollywood straps on its track shoes and races as fast as it can to the future, it should be careful, says Sony chairman and CEO Peter Guber.
If there ever was a symbiotic relationship between the entertainment industry and state politicians, it's now, as Los Angeles struggles to recover from last month's devastating earthquake.
A new satellite service aimed at 280 million viewers in 23 countries in the Middle East and northern Africa is gearing up for a March or April launch, uplinking to ArabSat from a base in Rome. Called…