Phyllis Hill Ferrer Overton, legit and TV actress and former ballerina, died Jan. 1 in Los Angeles of lung cancer. She was 72.
In a restructuring of its sales staff, Tribune Entertainment Co. has named Larry Hutchings and Stephen Mulderrig as regional veepees for the company's Western and Eastern wings.
Columbia TriStar Film Distributors Intl. has a pair of international hits on its hands, with "A Few Good Men" and "Bram Stoker's Dracula" performing strongly in such markets as Argentina, Australia…
ESPN has sold live TV rights to this year's Indy Car World Series to the European Sports Network for an estimated $ 3.2 million, about seven times more than last year's price.
Gerald E. Jacobson, actor and arts administrator, died Dec. 26 in San Diego of complications due to AIDS. He was 46.
Outgoing FCC chairman Al Sikes said yesterday the U.S. 7th Circuit Court of Appeals in Chi should extend its April 6 deadline for revising rules on TV network investment in syndicated programming so…
The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences has formed a committee to create and market television programs around existing and future Academy assets, with producers David Gerber and Edgar J. Scherick…
Members of the Kingsmen have sued Rhino Records in a dispute over release of a video that allegedly used without permission footage of the band singing "Louie Louie."
The Corp. for Public Broadcasting will spend $ 1.3 million to help fund the production of 11 new programs and series, including a docudrama on the life of former Soviet Union leader Mikhail Gorbachev…
F.A. "Freddie" Young has been skedded to receive the International Achievement Award at the seventh annual American Society of Cinematographers Awards for Outstanding Achievement in Cinematography…