Robert Stigwood, the veteran showbiz impresario behind such hits as "Jesus Christ Superstar" and "Saturday Night Fever," has joined forces with millionaire investor Christopher Moran to explore new…
The Rev. Jesse Jackson dropped by the FCC on Wednesday to lobby chairman Reed Hundt for a more activist agenda when it comes to promoting minority ownership of broadcast properties.
Broadcasters are prepared to cave in over content-based TV ratings. Under a new plan backed by the National Assn. of Broadcasters, the current age-based ratings system would add symbols giving…
Warner Bros. Sports Licensing and Reebok Intl. have reached a licensing agreement that will have L.A. Lakers center Shaquille O'Neal serving as spokesman for a new WB-branded line of athletic shoes…
Atlantis Communications, one of Canada's leading producers of TV series, has taken a big stake in a small special effects and animation company.
French Premier Lionel Jospin pulled off a surprise move on Wednesday by naming Catherine Trautmann culture and communications minister, in the process overlooking the strongly tipped former…
Posting its first full-year financial results as a publicly listed company, Aussie film and TV producer-distrib Southern Star on Wednesday unveiled a 7.3% jump to A$10.2 million ($7.8 million) in…
On second thought ... Rhea Perlman and Danny DeVito had been announced as recipients of Women in Film's Norma Zarky Humanitarian Award. But now the couple has decided to "withdraw their acceptance"…
Quincy Jones' Vibe Ventures agreed to acquire Bob Guccione Jr.'s Spin magazine for $42 million in cash, the two sides said Wednesday.
Ted Lange has seen the highs and lows of show business, and states emphatically that right now, in the late 1990s, is definitely not a low for the depiction of black characters on television.