Robert Harper was named president of marketing for 20th Century Fox Dec. 21, seguing from indie producer to the same studio job he held five years ago. Harper will start his job the first week in…
The results of the long weekend show it easily set a four-day Christmas holiday B.O. record as the Yule marketplace swelled to better than $91 million. And while overall business was buoyant, clearly…
Jerry Wareham, president/general manager of WVIZ, Cleveland’s 30-year-old public TV station, is worried. So is William F. Baker, president of public television giant WNET in New York, who sits atop a…
By the time of the first commercial breakaway, anyone watching the pilot/preview of "ER"-- NBC's new entry into the big-money Thursday 10 p.m. spot it has ruled, via "Hill St. Blues" and "L.A. Law,"…
Wall Street seems to have accepted that Blockbuster's role in the merger of Viacom-Paramount is headed for the dustbin.
In commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the D-Day landing at Normandy on June 6, 1944, Fox Video is releasing four World War II-related films on video.
Blockbuster Entertainment Corp. Tuesday reported record first-quarter profits and revenues as its video rental operations turned in a strong performance.
By launching a homevideo line devoted to family-oriented films, indie producer/director Roger Corman hopes to match the success he's had with films in his trademark genres, erotic thrillers and…
Fifty U.S., European and Asian companies agreed Thursday on standards for digital video cassette recorders, which provide better picture quality and cleaner copies of tapes.
Stock market realities may be forcing Viacom to return its deal with Blockbuster Video to the shelf, unopened.