In one of the most spectacular success stories of postwar European politics, media mogul Silvio Berlusconi and his Forza Italia party stormed toward a stunning victory in Italy's national elections…
Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist/screenwriter Larry McMurtry and his partner Diana Ossana have signed with the William Morris Agency for film and television representation.
Jones Intercable's proposed $ 400 million alliance with Canadian telco Bell Canada Intl. is the latest cable-telco venture sent back to the drawing table because of the FCC's new rate regulations.
New World Communications Group, which last week began trading as a publicly held company, has reportedly concluded a long-rumored deal to buy the remaining 50% of syndicator Genesis Entertainment.
The closing of one of the entertainment industry's top business-management firms -- Breslauer, Jacobson, Rutman & Chapman -- may be announced as early as today, with three of the partners opening the…
Furthering the restructuring of Largo Entertainment that began when founder Lawrence Gordon left the indie for a deal with MCA/Universal, Largo has tapped Peter Elson as its executive veep, giving…
Ruling on a screenwriter's suit against Silver Pictures, the state Supreme Court has decreed that sexual harassment involving people of the same sex is illegal in California.
European and U.S. entertainment industry reps began an early round of sparring Friday in anticipation of the European Commission's controversial Green Paper on audiovisual policy.
Stock of Atari Corp. rose 11% Friday after media giant Time Warner Inc. bought an additional 2% stake in the multimedia entertainment company for $ 12. 75 million. Atari stock closed up 75 cents at $…
Japanese electronic giant Matsushita Electric Industrial Co. Ltd. is launching an interactive multiplayer using technology pioneered by 3DO this week in Japan, the Redwood City-based company said…