The federal government's Centers for Disease Control announced a new venture with the entertainment industry yesterday, just in time for World AIDS Day. The CDC's program, called Business Responds to…
A trade publication, Inside Media, has reported that the nation's largest vidstore chain, Blockbuster Video, is refusing to stock Orion Home Video's "Shadows and Fog" because of publicity about the…
Media Home Entertainment will complete its final round of layoffs on Dec. 18, when three veeps and six support staffers will be released.
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The second-largest vidstore chain in the nation, West Coast Video Enterprises , has emerged from Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.
Unbowed by the Nov. 3 passage of Colorado's Amendment 2, KGAY, a gay and lesbian radio superstation, will go on the air Saturday from Denver.
Barbra Streisand called for a boycott of the state of Colorado, in the wake of that state's passage of Amendment 2, a measure that voids and prevents adoption of legislation that protects gays and…
The Video Software Dealers Assn. has filed a motion to unseal Orion Pictures' bankruptcy files to identify any legal cause of action there may be for VSDA to take against Orion. The trade org opposes…
A slimmed-down Live Entertainment finished the third quarter in the black, with net income of $ 1,082,000. Sales for the quarter (ended Sept. 30) were $ 91,215,000.
Prism Pictures will distribute a series of 12 films that Crystal Sky Communications is producing. Pix will be shot over the next 18 months, and each is based on a novella or short story by Mark Twain.
As expected, Orion Home Video has inked an agreement with McDonald's for the fast-food chain to distribute "Dances With Wolves" at $ 7.99 with food purchase (Daily Variety, Aug. 12). Deal was…
Paramount Home Video is distributing the videogame accessory Game Genie to the homevideo trade. The long-term agreement, between PHV and Game Genie maker Lewis Galoob Toys, goes into effect…