"The 1998 MTV Video Music Awards" racked up the kudofest's best Nielsen rating since 1990, pulling in 5.8 million households, which factored out to 8.9 million viewers.
Miramax's poker drama "Rounders" drew an $8.8 million hand and walked away the winner of a low-stakes post-Labor Day weekend box office game, according to studio projections.
The horror genre looks set to make waves in Spain as Aurum, the biggest film producer-distributor in the country, and hot young helmer Alejandro Amenabar ("Open Your Eyes") are lining up genre…
Scottish comedian Billy Connolly -- best known in the U.S. for his turn opposite Judi Dench in the period pic "Mrs. Brown" -- will be the master of ceremonies at this year's BAFTA L.A. presentation…
Polygram Filmed Entertainment prexy Michael Kuhn went on the offensive Sunday to champion his embattled company.
Veteran broadcaster Michael Lattin has been hired as head of Australian cabler Optus TV, effective today.
In winning her third straight comedy actress honor for her leading role in NBC's "Mad About You," Hunt became the first performer ever to get the nod from Oscar and Emmy in the same year.
The Fox sitcoms "Living in Captivity" and "Getting Personal" have shown glimmers of life with their Friday season premieres.
"Still Struttin'," a biographical musical revue starring Maybin Hewes and Kay Freeman, kicks off a Cinegrill run on Sunday as part of a series of Sunday "high tea" performances.
TV Azteca, aiming to beef up its slate of gameshows, has inked a deal with King World Intl. to produce a local version of the long-running U.S. hit "Jeopardy."
Academy Award-winning thesp Cuba Gooding Jr. is in negotiations to star opposite Skeet Ulrich in the Morgan Creek/Warner Bros. adventure suspense pic "Chill Factor," about two men who must keep a…