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.
Former Holland Media Group (HMG) chairman Huib Boermans has reportedly threatened legal action over his firing last week.
ITALY RAI will sell off music publisher The administrative board of Italo pubcaster RAI officially has announced it will sell RAI music publishing division Nuova Fonit Cetra. The sale will be handled…
The industry's primary below-the-line union has signed a national agreement with HBO NYC Prods., covering the production of TV dramas.
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…
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…
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.
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…
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.