U.S. digital TV operator DirecTV is in conversations along with its parent, the Hughes Group, to take a leading stake in Spain's second digital platform, Via Digital, skedded to launch in September…
Disney Interactive has sifted through the sizable Disney domain and elevated two executives, Jan Smith and Steve Finney, as senior veepee, worldwide operations, and VP-CFO, respectively.
Recently launched Latino animation web Locomotion rolled out its new fall primetime schedule Monday.
Domestic Film DAILY
PROVIDED BY: Box Office
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles1Daily:$7.6M Cumulative:$79.8M Paramount Pictures 13.49%
Guardians of the Galaxy
Guardians of the Galaxy2Daily:$6.6M Cumulative:$188.5M Disney 23.68%
Into the Storm
Into the Storm3Daily:$2.1M Cumulative:$21.1M Warner Brothers / New Line 21.06%
Canadian film director Jean-Claude Lauzon died Sunday Aug. 10 in a plane crash in northern Quebec, along with his girlfriend, popular Quebec TV thesp Marie-Soleil Tougas. He was 43.
Linda Stirling Nibley, an actress during the 1940s who later served as an educator for 27 years, died July 20 of cancer at her home in Studio City. She was 75.
The Fox O&O group has picked up MGM's latest Showtime drama series, "Stargate SG-1," for a two-year deal beginning in fall 1998.
Execs and celebs got into the spirit of the preem of Universal's "Leave It to Beaver" and brought family --- sons, daughters, spouses, even parents --- to the Saturday-afternoon party at Universal…
Juliet Bashore and Chris Walker, June 13, Maui, Hawaii. Bride's an independent filmmaker; groom's the topper of Modern Cartoons/Mr. Film. * * * Lori Jean Froeling and Theodore Edward Braun III, July…
The one-two punch of Warner Bros.' "Conspiracy Theory" and Sony's "Air Force One" led the weekend's top 60 films to a $94.1 million total.
Mark Halacy has been named VP, human resources development, and Jeremy Eskenazi has been named director, work force planning and strategic staffing, for Universal Pictures.