Mariah Carey and Michael Bolton were named songwriters of the year Tuesday night to highlight the 42nd annual Broadcast Music Inc. Pop Music Awards honoring the past year's top songwriters and music…
E.C. Television, a division of the Interpublic Group of Companies, and Paul Talbot of Fremantle Corp., have acquired a minority interest in Toronto-based production company, Atlantis Films.
Merv Griffin Enterprises has hired public relations firm the Lippin Group to wage a campaign to clear the air regarding recent allegations that "Jeopardy!" somehow slanted program categories to favor…
Even if "Cliffhanger" lives up to its blockbuster potential, Carolco Pictures won't see a dime from it for years. The movie, which has its world preem Thursday at Cannes, looks to be more of a boon…
Producers Eduard Sarlui and Moshe Diamant have sued their former lawyer for allegedly turning over control of Epic Pictures to Credit Lyonnais Bank Nederland and then falsely claiming Sarlui and…
London Weekend Television has snapped up 14% of fellow ITV company Yorkshire Tyne Tees TV, underlining its ambition to remain one of the ITV web's dominant players over the next few years.
Prime Ticket Network plans to launch the country's first all-Spanish-language sports network this fall, offering some programming not seen on the English-language channel.
In the most recent mix of Madison Ave. ad strategy and showbiz packaging, Los Angeles-based Horizon Pictures announced its formation Tuesday.
Network lawyers met with Attorney General Janet Reno Tuesday to make the case for rejecting the Justice Dept.'s longstanding fin-syn-related antitrust consent decrees.
Reports that the Brandenburg government plans to halve its film subsidy budget to a mere 6 million marks ($ 3.75 million) as a result of federal budget cuts are creating panic here, even though the…