Twentieth TV will yank "Studs" from syndication this fall, but the distributor reportedly is shopping the strip to young-skewing cable webs such as MTV and VH-1. If one of the cablers opts to pick up…
Rapper Luther Campbell and 2 Live Crew's argument that parody is presumptively protected by the First Amendment and federal copyright law will be heard by the Supreme Court this fall, with the…
Actress Nancy Travis is in final negotiations to play Michael J. Fox's love interest, a TV sports anchorwoman, in Universal/Imagine's "Greed," sources said Wednesday.
Viacom Intl. and AT&T will join forces to create a high-tech operation that would funnel hundreds of movies, varied educational services, videogames and shop-at-home capabilities to homes linked with…
Jay Thomas, disc jockey and co-star of CBS' "Hearts Afire," has sued radio station KPWR for breach of contract, alleging he was fired without notice or the chance to correct problems.
Oscar nominee Judy Davis, Tony-winner Kevin Spacey and Robert Steinmiller have joined the cast of Touchstone's "The Ref." Filming begins June 23 in Toronto on the $ 12 million action-comedy which…
BMG Kidz, the children's division of Bertelsmann Music Group, and Rincon Recordings have dissolved their partnership, the companies announced Wednesday. The partnership, known as Rincon Children's…
With the Memorial Day weekend officially ushering in the summer ratings doldrums, ABC and its "Daytime Emmy Awards" were more than strong enough to walk off with May 24-30 prime time Nielsen honors.
David Letterman will have two series premiering on CBS this summer, with the network confirming a pickup on "The Building," a prime time sitcom on which Letterman will serve as an exec producer.
The Hollywood Bowl has announced its first two pop offerings of the season, skedding New Order for July 26 and Santana/Bob Dylan Oct. 2.
Seagram Co. chairman and chief executive Edgar Bronfman said the company is "not in any hurry" to raise its stake in Time Warner Inc. to 15% from its current 5.7%.