FCC chairman Bill Kennard has lost the fire in his belly when it comes to conducting an investigation into hard liquor advertising on television.
Dolby Laboratories vice president Ioan Allen, Mid-States NATO executive director Belinda Judson and Wally Helton of CinAmerica Theatres will be honored at the annual ShoWest exhibitors convention…
Polish film director Andrzej Wajda will receive a lifetime achievement award at the Berlin Film Festival this month.
Critics might have put Salvador "The Capeman" Agron back on death row, but the morning of the show's devastating reviews producers huddled in advertising meetings to plot their strategy for an appeal.
And the No. 1 film in the country is ... you guessed it, "Titanic." For the seventh straight weekend, it was steady-as-she-goes for the James Cameron-helmed disaster pic, which grossed a…
Setting the stage for an expansion of its roster and staff, Motown Records will become the urban music division of Mercury Records.
TNT is going into business with Hallmark Entertainment and its chairman Robert Halmi Sr., announcing Thursday that it has inked a multipicture deal with the big-budget production house that kicks off…
Visual effects supervisor Doug Smith, who won an Oscar for his f/x work on the hit sci-fi film of 1996, "Independence Day," has signed on at effects and animation house Rhythm & Hues as a senior…
One of Canada's leading families, the Eatons, has unloaded its 41% stake in Canada's largest private television network, Baton Broadcasting Inc.
Universal Pictures and producer David Zucker have set up a remake of the 1964 cult classic “Santa Claus Conquers the Martians” with Ben Edlund writing and helming, sources said Friday. Robert LoCash…
Using a 58-page memo that Orson Welles penned in 1958 as a guide, Universal Studios will restore, re-edit and re-release a "director's edition" of Welles' film noir "Touch of Evil," the studio…