Plays scheduled for the Geffen Playhouse's 1998-99 season will encompass the quirks of a remote Irish village, disturbing truths in David Mamet's old neighborhood, and shifting relationships among…
Universal Pictures, hoping to show some stability in its executive corps after a shaky spring, has added the title of president for chief operating officer Chris McGurk and renewed his contract.
Alliance chairman Robert Lantos segues into a producing role at the company he co-founded just as Los Angeles-based Alliance Pictures is dramatically increasing its feature production.
Veteran ABC News producer Betsy West is jumping to CBS News to tackle the new position of vice president for primetime news programming.
Comedian Tommy Davidson has become a regular feature on "The Magic Hour" starting this week.
Wall Street's Internet craze reached new heights Friday when the latest hot stock, Broadcast.com, opened trading at a price almost 300% higher than what the stock sold for in its initial public…
With several studios showing more than token interest, New Line inhaled a pitch about marijuana smuggling brothers which came with Brad Pitt attached to star.
The "Dances With Films" film festival has announced its lineup of 12 full-length and 12 short pics, all of which share the common trait of having no known showbiz names associated with them.
NBC, an investor in CNET's Internet portal Snap!, named four executives to Snap!'s management team and has scheduled the first brand awareness campaign for Snap! to run on the network.
Animation house Film Roman has inked a deal with 20th Century Fox TV to produce 13 segs of the new Fox comedy series "Family Guy."
Emmy will go host-less for its golden anniversary. NBC and Emmycast exec producer Don Mischer have opted against naming a host for this year's 50th anniversary kudofest, which will be broadcast live…