Moody's Investors Service put five cable companies on notice Friday that their bonds may be downgraded. As much as $ 2 billion in debt could be affected by the move.
The Anti-Defamation League is urging the Walt Disney Co. to further revise an “Aladdin” tune (Daily Variety, July 12) and remove the word “barbaric” from lyrics Arab groups found offensive. * * *…
PRODUCTION CHART KEY Abbreviation: SUPR EXP-Supervising executive producer(s); EXP-Executive producer(s); COEXP-Co-executive producer(s); SUPR PROD-Supervising producer(s); PROD-Producer(s)…
John Grisham's price $ 3.75 million Universal Pictures reportedly ponied up a record price for the best-selling novelist's forthcoming, unpublished legal thriller. Ron Howard is expected to direct…
Producing team Alan Cross and Tom Spezialy have signed an exclusive deal with Universal TV to develop and produce comedy series for both the networks and cable.
"The Firm" finished first grossing $ 13.2 million. Close behind were "In the Line of Fire" ($ 13 mil) and "Jurassic Park" ($ 10.5 mil).
A group of investors led by a 37-year-old Mexico City accountant will pay almost $ 650 million for two state-owned television networks and other properties, the government announced.
Joseph Gould, studio advertising exec, died July 11 of lung cancer at the Hospice of Washington in Washington, D.C. He was 78.
Steve Previn, 68, production executive and brother of composer/pianist Andre Previn, died July 9 in Palm Desert of unreported causes.
Hollywood Pictures has upped three exex -- Scott Immergut, Gail Lyon and Jay Stern -- to vice presidents of production.
Lifetime Television will expand its programming lineup to Sundays on Aug. 1 in a quest to present alternative women's fare against sports.