Dennis Stanfill was forced out of the co-chairman spot at MGM almost two weeks ago, not Thursday as had previously been reported, by Credit Lyonnais, the French bank that owns 98.5% of the studio…
Viacom Intl. has filed a suit requesting that a federal judge prevent the Federal Communications Commission from enforcing a law requiring cable stations to carry certain signals.
Cody Michael Ewell, owner and casting director of Cody Ewell Casting, died of lung cancer on April 21.
American Film Technologies Inc. has signed a letter of intent for a group of private investors led by televangelist Pat Robertson of Virginia Beach, Va., to invest about $ 4.7 million in AFT through…
George Corey, foreign correspondent and screenwriter, died May 13 of unreported causes in Los Angeles.
Gary Marenzi and Rebecca Prange, a boy, Daniel Eric Marenzi, April 20, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. Father is president of international television distribution and worldwide pay TV for MGM Inc…
Cedric Messina, television producer, died April 30 of unreported causes in London.
Three long-in-the-can CBS series -- including the perennial "when's it going to air?" animated series "Family Dog"-- finally have timeslots on CBS for this summer.
Frank Foellmer has been named to the newly created post of veepee of corporate construction for Sony Pictures Entertainment, giving the veteran construction executive charge over the comprehensive…
The Los Angeles Conservancy will hold its seventh annual "Last Remaining Seats" series beginning June 9 at the Orpheum Theater in downtown Los Angeles, where organist Gaylord Carter will accompany a…
Skouras Pictures has acquired the mystery "Jail Bait," starring C. Thomas Howell, to be released theatrically this fall. The film, directed by Rafai Zielinski, was co-financed by Skouras.