Despite nearly $ 5 billion in production having fled California last year alone and showbiz agonizing over dwindling profits, the six major studios are spending more than $ 1 billion on the biggest…
'Big Wave Dave's' debut 11.0 rating/19 share The CBS sitcom premiered to big numbers in its post-"Murphy Brown" timeslot, helping lead CBS to win the week in primetime Nielsens. Ratings story, page 7.
A battle is brewing for Mexico's booming video rental market as U.S. marauder Blockbuster Entertainment Corp. tries to move in on entrenched local power Grupo Video Visa.
James (Son) Thomas, 66, Delta blues guitarist and singer, died June 26 in Greenville, Miss., of a stroke. In the late 1960s Thomas' work became more widely known as a result of his appearances in…
In a move smacking of the political skullduggery likely to dominate this fall's officers elections, the Writers Guild of America, West, has created a ballot procedure that has angered some members.
Peter H. Schlessel has been promoted to VP, business affairs, for Columbia TriStar Home Video.
Samuel Goldwyn Co. announced first-quarter earnings Tuesday for the period ending June 30. Net income jumped 218% to $ 1.4 million from $ 44,000 in thecomparable period in 1992.
John A.L. Winckler, 75, business manager of the nationally syndicated news insert program "The Senior Report With Doris Winckler," died June 3 after a brief illness.
Analysts are predicting improved revenue and cash flow when Turner Broadcasting System Inc. reports second quarter results today , but most are not focusing on earnings numbers.
Michelle Poe and Mark L. Sonnenberg, July 31, Malibu. Bride's a researcher for Kevin Windle Prods.; groom is director of original programming and development for KTLA.
YM, a magazine for young women, and Colossal Pictures, a design and production company turning out cable shows, are teaming up to produce "YM/TV," which will present an irreverent look at lifestyle…