The first Daytime Emmy Awards telecast in 1974 was broadcast live from the skating rink at New York's Rockefeller Center.
A joint pay-TV venture between American cable giant Tele-Communications Inc. and Grupo Televisa of Mexico was formed with an eye to a potential Spanish- and Portuguese-speaking market of 350 million…
Ronald O. Perelman's the Andrews Group, acting through its Four Star Intl. subsidiary, has acquired a 50% stake in privately held syndicator Genesis Entertainment.
'Beverly Hills, 90210' 14.1/23 Wednesday's two-hour episode gave Fox its highest rating ever for a night of programming, marching off with a 39 share among women 18-34 and 53 among teens. ABC's "Wild…
Winston Burdett, whose career as a journalist for CBS spanned four decades, has died at his home. He was 79.
Universal Pictures' "Jurassic Park" logged a PG-13 and Gramercy Pictures said it would dispute its NC-17 rating for "Kalifornia," according to the 1,269th bulletin from the Classification & Rating…
Ronald D. Haver, film historian, author and film preservationist, died Tuesday in Los Angeles from complications of AIDS. He was 54.
Director Mike Newell has inked a deal with TriStar Pictures to helm screenwriter Mark Andrus' "Old Friends," Newell's agent and the studio confirmed Wednesday.
Mosfilm Studio is resisting privatization under Russian law, said studio boss Vladimir Dostal. The law aimed at privatizing numerous industries and state-owned companies is too general to work for…
Sony Pictures Studios is skedded to host "California Arts Scholars Recognition Day" at noon on Friday. The event recognizes the achievements of artistically gifted high school students from Los…
Stock market 3500.03 Many showbiz issues went along for the ride as the Dow Jones average jumped 55.64 points to break the 3500 barrier for the first time. Story, page 6.