Keith Samples, CEO and founder of Rysher Entertainment, who always had been a reluctant "suit," has resigned from the 2-1/2-year-old company, having been bitten by the directing bug.
The White House officially forwarded to the Senate Friday its nominees to fill two vacancies at the Federal Communications Commission. As expected, the two nominees are congressional staffer Howard…
Scandinavian Broadcasting System (SBS) and Norwegian commercial market leader TV2 Norway have inked an unprecedented agreement which will leave the two nets in control of most of the commercial…
BMG Entertainment North America has pacted with Wachovia Bank to offer a BMG Visa card. The move marks the recording industry's first credit card and will provide cardholders with rewards available…
The aftershocks from last week's abrupt departure of Peter Lund reverberated at CBS Friday, with execs saddened by Lund's exit but less fearful of its short-term impact than they were when the news…
It's somehow fitting that CBS' lavish Tavern on the Green party following its fall schedule unveiling May 22 at Carnegie Hall was so rudely interrupted by news of a massive corporate shakeup.
"The Fifth Element" continued on a tear last week, but some of the other films launched at Cannes had underwhelming debuts, while the European B.O. generally was flattened by brilliant summer weather.
As long anticipated, NBC claimed victory Thursday for the official 1996-'97 primetime broadcast TV season, winning the Nielsen household count as well as all the key 18-49 and 25-54 demo groups.
The Pacific coast resort of Acapulco will host a new black film festival June 24-29.
Nely Galan, the Hispanic TV personality who owns her own production company, has the inside track to land the coveted slot of host of Lifetime's new latenight talkshow.
About 140 tour drivers and garage mechanics at Universal Studios Hollywood voted Thursday to reject a new contract, setting the stage for a possible picket or a walkout as the theme park heads into…