The Justice Dept. has decided not to challenge Sinclair's plans to take over WSYX-TV, ABC's affiliate in Columbus, Ohio. The Justice Dept.'s decision clears Sinclair to close a $228 million deal to…
Imperial Entertainment Group, the entertainment financing and lending division of Imperial Bancorp., has launched an international expansion drive beginning with the Australasian market.
LisaGay Hamilton is in talks to join the cast of Clint Eastwood's "True Crime," the Warner Bros. drama about a journalist's attempt to free a death-row convict as his scheduled execution ticks closer.
Leonardo DiCaprio may have been snubbed by the Oscars in the best actor category, but he was not forgotten by the audience of MTV, which nominated the "Titanic" heartthrob for best male performance…
Continuing its stated strategy of making an increasing number of third-party acquisitions, Universal Pictures has snapped up French rights to Summit Entertainment's $27 million actioner "Wing…
Robert Sheehan has been promoted to executive VP of business affairs and finance for the Paramount Television Group.
Toyota Motor Corp. plans to develop a satellite broadcasting service for moving vehicles that will allow users to receive video programming, sound and data in their cars.
Argentina's TV leader Telefe today will become the latest Latino broadcaster with an international version of its channel, with the official roll-out of Telefe Intl.
In the most recent case of a studio applying the brakes to a big-budget event pic, last week Fox 2000 put a hold on Jan De Bont's $100 million-plus event pic "Ghost Riders in the Sky," the studio…
Now that the Oscars are behind them, the people at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences are turning to other matters.
Danny DeVito's Jersey Films will stake its claim on the arthouse beachfront with the creation of Jersey Shore, an indie entity under new partner Jonathan Weisgal's purview that will develop and…