Multimedia Inc. said J. William Grimes resigned as chief executive and president. Grimes is credited with the early success of sports cabler ESPN. Walter E. Bartlett, who said “differences existed…
Helmers David Cronenberg, Norman Jewison and Ivan Reitman, as well as HBO Worldwide Pictures prexy Robert Cooper, are among the advisers to a newly created mutual fund designed to pump funds into the…
Actor Jeff Goldblum has been inked to a pay-or-play deal in TriStar Pictures' "Hideaway," which is skedded to go into production at the end of February under "Lawnmower Man" director Brett Leonard…
French film producers demanded Thursday that European Community trade commissioner Sir Leon Brittan be replaced as a negotiator on audiovisual services in world trade talks.
While CBS looks to strengthen other nights, one potential problem again has been forestalled, with Angela Lansbury agreeing to an 11th year of "Murder, She Wrote," the durable centerpiece of the…
Spelling Entertainment Group Inc. and Republic Pictures Corp. have entered into a definitive merger agreement, which has been approved by the directors of both companies.
"Late Show With David Letterman" posted another easy win for the week of Nov. 29-Dec. 3 in closing out a November sweeps victory for CBS in latenight, but "The Tonight Show With Jay Leno" continues…
In development no one can hear you scream, yet sources close to the project suggest that Joss Whedon, the 29-year-old screenwriter of Sandollar's "Buffy the Vampire Slayer," has been tapped to write…
Fox Inc. senior veepee of external and legal affairs David Y. Handelman confirmed Thursday that he has resigned from the company after 19 years to pursue other interests.
"Poison" helmer Todd Haynes has been set as director of the American Playhouse feature "Safe," which stars Julianne Moore and Xander Berkeley and is set to go into production next month, sources said…