The Senate Commerce Committee sent a clear signal Thursday that momentum is building in Congress to rescind a dramatic hike in royalty fees for satcasters.
CBS' "The Late Show With David Letterman" carried the Olympic torch into latenight this week, notching wins against NBC's "The Tonight Show With Jay Leno" and ABC's "Nightline" in Nielsen's 38…
EXCLUSIVEDomestic distributors MGM and Buena Vista may not be hosting meals at the upcoming ShoWest, but that doesn't mean they won't be wining and dining exhibitors and giving them glimpses of…
Martin Scorsese, director of "Kundun," will award an Oscar at this year's Academy Awards ceremony, marking his second appearance as a presenter.
After a year of uncertainty over plans for privatization, Russia's major studio Mosfilm has a new investor. Mosfilm VP Abdurakhman Mamilov said Thursday that the film studio had signed an agreement…
The Entertainment Industries Council is celebrating the 15th anniversary of its Valentine's Day founding with publication of the second edition of "Spotlight on Depiction of Health and Social…
Local venture capital group Exxel has purchased Musimundo, Argentina's largest music retail chain, for a reported $200 million.
In keeping with its policy of supporting projects that bring attention to the human condition, the Producers Guild of America will present awards to "Amistad" and "Lewis & Clark" at its March 3…
Frederick Huntsberry has been named senior VP and chief financial officer of Universal Networks and Worldwide Television Distribution Group, the company announced Thursday.
As part of a continuing drive to increase its international activities, Universal Pictures has formulated plans to begin co producing feature films in Spain.
Mille Baron, a longtime actress, died of leukemia Jan. 16 in Burbank. She was 81. Baron was a regular cast member on the daytime soap opera “General Hospital” for 18 years. She played “Aunt Millie…