The relative calm of Britain's ITV commercial network will be shattered soon by a frenzy of merger and takeover bids if, as expected, the government announces a relaxation of the web's…
Comic Jeff Foxworthy has signed a deal to star in a half-hour sitcom through Viacom Prods., the company confirmed, under the first joint talent deal between the production unit and sister Viacom…
Hopping on the multimedia bandwagon, DIC Entertainment has formed DIC Interactive and named veteran software developer Michael Goldstein to the position of general manager in charge of the new…
British terrestrial television broadcasters are bracing themselves for a roller-coaster stock market when broadcasting minister Peter Brooke announces his plans for media ownership rules.
As the interactive superhighway gets paved, TV programming margins may get squeezed, but opportunities will abound, panelists said at a seminar Wednesday.
In what legal pundits are calling a mass exodus, high-profile Hollywood attorneys Alan Schwartz and Jay Cooper reportedly are defecting with as many as 20 lawyers from Cooper, Epstein & Hewitt to the…
The Los Angeles district attorney wants to interview singer Michael Jackson and has told the singer's attorneys that investigators will go "anywhere, anytime" to speak with the pop star.
Christopher Roberts is the new president of Polygram Classics & Jazz, effective Jan. 1. Roberts, who replaces David Weyner, was VP of international marketing for Polygram Records. * * * Alice Peck is…
"Dark Blood," the Fine Line Features release that River Phoenix was shooting before he died, has officially stopped production, its producers said Thursday.
Barbra Streisand donated her multimillion-dollar 24-acre estate for an environmental research center and retreat, a gift called "the most valuable land ever donated."