Paramount Communications has set up a new business unit to oversee all licensing and merchandising activities throughout the company's sprawling entertainment operations.
Animator John Kricfalusi is in talks with Warner Bros. about producing new animated theatrical shorts based on his own characters.
And that's the way it is at Discovery Communications. Legendary newsman Walter Cronkite has signed a three-year contract with the parent of the Discovery Channel and the Learning Channel, under which…
E! Entertainment Television is taking a page out of Fox Broadcasting's programming stunt book.
"Love Field," the 1960s-set drama that sat on the shelf for more than a year because of Orion Pictures' financial troubles, finally landed on the big screen this weekend.
Turner Network Television named American Movie Classics programming and production VP Bradley J. Siegel exec veepee, taking on responsibilities previously handled by Dennis Miller, who was recently…
Sony Software has formed a new division to coordinate the merchandising of products for its music, movies, TV and electronic publishing arms and recruited a highly regarded licensing industry veteran…
Barry Diller is back in business. After months of speculation, the former chairman of Fox Inc. has taken a major stake in QVC Network Inc., a leading home-shopping cable channel, for $ 25 million.
Cox Cable's plans to start a statewide, all-news cable network in California have been pushed back again, this time because of the uncertainties connected with industry reregulation.
Preparing for college may get a little easier next year with the help of the pay-per-view industry. New York-based Prestige Prods. Ventures, in association with the U.S.' largest coaching course for…
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Dawn of The Planet of The Apes
Dawn of The Planet of The Apes1Daily:$3.3M Cumulative:$155.7M Fox -14.77%
The Purge: Anarchy
The Purge: Anarchy2Daily:$2.1M Cumulative:$41.4M Universal Pictures -17.98%
Planes: Fire and Rescue
Planes: Fire and Rescue3Daily:$2.0M Cumulative:$25.8M Disney -5.49%