Jack Shea, a versatile television director who has helmed hundreds of episodes of sitcoms and drama series, was elected president of the Directors Guild of America Saturday.
A large percentage of kidvid sporting the "FCC friendly" label does not qualify as educational "by any reasonable benchmark," according a study to be released today by the Annenberg Public Policy…
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"The second easiest way to start a fight at a pool party on the Westside of Los Angeles," according to professor Mark Weinstein at USC's Marshall School of Business and Law School, "is to argue in…
Investors in Silver Screen Partners III, a limited partnership formed in 1986 and designed to raise funds for films distributed by the Walt Disney Co., have filed a $100 million lawsuit against the…
The industry's primary below-the-line union has signed a national agreement with HBO NYC Prods., covering the production of TV dramas.
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.
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" of…
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.
Quincy Jones' Vibe Ventures agreed to acquire Bob Guccione Jr.'s Spin magazine for $42 million in cash, the two sides said Wednesday.