Eternity Pictures has launched production on screenwriter Robert Ian Strauss' "Body Shot," which stars "Terminator 2: Judgment Day" villain Robert Patrick and will be directed by company topper…
Perenchio Television Inc. completed the previously announced purchase of Univision from Hallmark Cards Inc. for $ 550 million.
J.J. Jamieson has been promoted to director, miniseriesand movies for TV, at NBC Entertainment, having most recently been manager in that area. Jamieson began his career at the network as a page in…
CBS sportscaster Greg Gumbel has been named to the plum role of CBS' prime time host for the 1994 Winter Olympic Games in Lillehammer, Norway.
Merchant Ivory's "Howards End" was chosen best film of 1992 in the National Board of Review's annual D.W. Griffith Awards.
The Rev. Raymond K. Riebs, rector emeritus of St. Michael and All Angels' Church in Studio City and the first chaplain at the Motion Picture Country Home, died Nov. 28 after 20 years of suffering…
Brian Alan Lasser, 40, a composer and lyricist for off-Broadway musicals, died Nov. 20 in New York of complications related to AIDS. His musical theater scores included "The Matinee Kids,""Bundle of…
Cable News Network is expected to announce today that it's joining forces with German all-news channel NTV to produce the company's first 24-hour-a-day, German-language all-news channel, CNN…
Recently appointed Academy Entertainment sales veepee David Bixler spent three years as senior veepee of distribution at Media Home Entertainment prior to stint with Vidmark.
J2 Communications, the parent of National Lampoon magazine, reported a net loss of $ 74,000 (2 cents per share) for the three months ended Oct. 31, compared to earnings of $ 4,000 for the same period…