The pieces are falling into place as the domestic structure of Universal Music Group in the post-Polygram merger era becomes clearer, with a core of label groups being proposed to help integrate the…
"Total Recall 2070," the TV spinoff of the hit 1990 Arnold Schwarzenegger actioner, will bow on the Showtime pay cabler in March and will segue to the first-run syndie broadcast arena in January 2000.
Film Roman has tapped Mark Lieber as prexy of domestic television and distribution.
Visual effects studio Cinesite ("Practical Magic," "Sphere," the upcoming "The 13th Warrior") has layed off 25 people.
Wall Street firm RAS Securities agreed to buy control of Kings Road Entertainment for almost $4 million in cash, Kings Road said Monday.
Cablevision Systems Corp. reported a third-quarter net loss of $113.6 million Monday as revenues, adjusted for the timing of acquisitions, advanced 16.3% to $806.9 million.
Sue Binford, Turner Broadcasting Systems' longtime public relations chief, will leave her Atlanta post and move to Washington, D.C., where she will head PR for Turner's CNN division.
The technicians' union locked out of ABC in a labor dispute has formally asked Hollywood figures to boycott ABC interview shows on radio and television.
Former Walt Disney Studios realty exec George H. Garfield Jr. has been tapped to serve as senior veep of global real estate and facilities for Universal Studios.
The board of directors of the Intl. Council of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences has elected nine new directors and 16 new associates.
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%