A triple-overtime thriller lifted NBC to monster numbers for its NBA Finals shootout in Nielsen overnight markets Sunday, while national results for Friday's game two also remained well ahead of last…
Wall Streets savants dismissed reports Monday that Bill Cosby is mounting another attempt to buy NBC, saying odds of such a deal are about as good as David Letterman moving to ABC to anchor…
U's B.O. market share 13% With the huge opening weekend of "Jurassic Park," Universal has jumped ahead of Columbia to take third position in 1993 domestic box office cumulative market share at 13%…
A memorial service for writer-director James Bridges will be held Wednesday at 6 p.m. at the Writers Guild/Doheny-Plaza Theater in Beverly Hills.
With top spots in France and Italy, "The Piano" is already proving a major hit for CIBY Pictures. The managing director of Italy's state film distributor Istituto Luce has resigned.
Noel P. Parente, chief executive officer of Barr Media Group, died June 8 of heart failure at his home in Los Angeles. He was 52.
A Short Takes item on Friday should have said that composer Dominic Frontiere is living in New Mexico.
A television station fired a reporter, suspended two managers and apologized Friday for making secret recordings of courtroom proceedings.
Fox Broadcasting Co. has elevated its two heads of comedy and drama development -- respectively, Tom Nunan and Bob Greenblatt -- to senior VP, both reporting to Fox Entertainment Group prez Sandy…
Group W Prods. may announce as early as this week's Promax (formerly BPME) promotions confab in Orlando that a resolution has been worked out between the producer-distributor and its disgruntled…
Viacom Intl., a unit of Viacom Inc., will redeem all outstanding 11.80% senior subordinated notes due 1998. The redemption will occur on July 15 at a price equal to 103.37% of the principal amount; $…