Rudi Gassner, prexy and CEO of BMG Entertainment's nearly $3 billion international operation, has inked a lucrative multiyear pact with the growing conglom.
Standup comedy may be on the wane in clubs throughout the U.S., but Rysher Entertainment's hourlong weekly "Comedy Showcase" has cleared most of the country for a seventh season in barter syndication.
The mood will be celebratory, but the 60th annual banquet of the Society of Motion Picture and Television Art Directors takes place tomorrow night amid increasing concern that at least some in the…
Sony Corp. said on Thursday it will manufacture set-top boxes that can be used for both the soon-to-be-merged PerfecTV and JSkyB direct satellite broadcasting platforms in April.
Spelling Entertainment Group Inc.'s fourth-quarter profit shrank to $2 million from $6.9 million a year earlier, it said Thursday, before a $40 million one-time charge to cover estimated costs of…
Live Entertainment has named independent producer Tony Amatullo senior vice president of production, the company announced Wednesday.
On Thursday, nearly everyone agreed that the unscripted moments at Wednesday night's 40th Grammy Awards made the otherwise perfunctory show more interesting. But there was equal consensus that the…
Internet gossip columnist Matt Drudge has inked a deal with the Fox News Channel to host an as-yet-untitled weekly celebrity news show.
Capping a hotly contested bidding war, Polly Anthony, chief of 550 and Epic Records, has ponied up north of $3 million to nab the soundtrack rights to "Ally McBeal," according to sources.
The Beatrice Wood Film Award, which has been given the past four years to idiosyncratic, low-budget filmmakers for their uncompromising pursuits of artistic vision, will be presented this year to…
Wednesday's telecast of the Grammy Awards has presented CBS with a spectacular 17.0 rating, 27 share, up 27% from last year's tally and the highest-rated non-Oscars awardscast in the five years since…