Mark Whitaker has been named editor of Newsweek, one of several key promotions Newsweek chairman and editor-in-chief Richard M. Smith has made from within the newsweekly's ranks.
Schulman, Metzger eye Ovitz firm Lobell-Bergman Prods. senior VP Catherine Schulman and the Paradigm Agency's Hank Metzger are expected to become the latest additions to Michael Ovitz's new…
Warner Bros. has struck a deal for "American History X" scribe David McKenna's pitch "National Office," which is being developed as a starring vehicle for Matt Damon.
Statistical Research Inc.'s chances of creating a competitor to Nielsen have gone from bad to bleak, as CBS said it will probably not invest in SRI's Smart ratings system.
Cable & Wireless Communications, the U.K.'s biggest cable operator, has posted an after-tax profit of £65 million ($108 million) for the half year ending Sept. 30, compared to a loss of $224 million…
Former Motown Records CEO Andre Harrell has signed on with Bad Boy Entertainment to aid the Sean "Puffy" Combs-led outfit in its expansion, as it is poised to bow a record 10 albums in 1999.
The major webs and their affiliate groups have filed a lawsuit against satcaster EchoStar, alleging the company is illegally selling web signals to subscribers who can receive network fare from their…
Sheraton Kalouria, who oversaw the promo launches for ABC's "The Wonderful World of Disney" and "Disney's One Saturday Morning," has been upped to VP of marketing and promotion for the Alphabet web's…
With a new general manager at the Los Angeles Philharmonic and a new programming objective, the Hollywood Bowl has broken with form and announced its summer subscription series in the fall rather…
Loews Cineplex Entertainment said Tuesday it will build a 22-screen megaplex in Elizabeth, N.J. The 5,000-seat Loews Theatre will be an anchor tenant of Jersey Gardens, a new retail and entertainment…
Domestic Film DAILY
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Non-Stop1Daily:$1.6M Cumulative:$36.7M Universal Pictures -3.70%
Son of God
Son of God2Daily:$1.4M Cumulative:$31.5M Fox 8.58%
The LEGO Movie
The LEGO Movie3Daily:$1.0M Cumulative:$214.0M Warner Brothers 6.54%