Home Shopping Network has been hit with three class-action shareholder lawsuits charging that the TV retailer failed to disclose financial improprieties.
Columbia Pictures TV Distribution has given a production "go" to "Ricki," the nationally syndicated talkshow fronted by actress Ricki Lake. The show has been cleared in 84 markets -- including 25 of…
Jerry Seinfeld has signed with Creative Artists Agency for representation in all fields except publishing, where he's currently working on a book through the William Morris Agency.
Guitarist/composer Johnny Diesel and Canadian-born signer Wendy Matthew dominated the Australian Record Industry Awards (the ARIAS) Wednesday. ARIAS, Australia's equivalent to the Grammys, have been…
'Delta' 16.3/26 The Universal sitcom fell just 20% off its "Roseanne" lead-in Tuesday, better than any "Jackie Thomas Show" since December. Story, page 15.
British director Paul Weiland, who has been signed to helm "City Slickers II: The Legend of Curly's Gold," as reported Tuesday, made his feature debut on Columbia's 1987 Bill Cosby starrer "Leonard…
MGM Domestic TV Distribution's off-net version of "In the Heat of the Night" has been renewed in 142 markets covering 85% of the country. The series reruns averaged a 3.4 rating during the Nielsen…
Granite Broadcasting Corp. reported first-quarter operating results. Net loss was narrowed to $ 1.8 million, or 42 cents per share, from $ 2.3 million (67 cents) -- which included a 10…
Imperial Entertainment has set a June 14 prebook and June 30 street date for "Nemesis," the first title the company will release theatrically and to homevideo, domestic television and syndication.
Savoy Pictures has named Saatchi & Saatchi as its national advertising agency , capping a race by a number of ad shops jockeying for the account.
Jayne Meadows, Steve Allen to New Orleans. Phyllis Diller in from Reno. Donna Theodore to Tampa, Fla.