Fresh off a record-breaking Nielsen rating Sunday for "Murder in a Small Town," with Gene Wilder as an amateur sleuth, A&E will commission an original movie featuring fictional detective Nero Wolfe.
Yelmo Cineplex de Espana, a joint venture of Sony-controlled Loews Cineplex and Spanish partner Yelmo Films, has announced one of the most ambitious multiplex construction plans ever in Spain.
Hughes Electronic Corp. is planning to up its stake in direct to home satellite broadcaster DirecTV Japan from its current 31.75% to about 41%, a Japanese financial daily reported Wednesday.
Soap vet Lisa Hesser is close to inking a deal to serve as exec producer of "Passions," the new NBC sudser launching this summer.
In his first appearance before the Television Critics Assn. press tour in Pasadena, Scott Sassa outlined his vision for NBC, which includes "more traditional families" and "less emphasis on sex.
Clein + White co-founder Harry Clein has officially changed the name of his bicoastal public relations firm to Clein + Walker Marketing, Media & Creative Services and has promoted publicist Alex…
Leading player Central European Media Enterprises (CME) revealed Jan. 11 that it had spent $5 million to acquire an additional 10% of equity in Ukrainian broadcaster Studio 1+1 Group, bringing its…
Former Miramax Films exec Neil Sacker has been tapped as exec veepee of business and legal affairs for Destination Film Distribution Co., the newly formed Santa Monica-based production and…
"60 Minutes II" has started very well, ticking off CBS' highest Wednesday 9-10 p.m. Nielsens with regular programming since May 14, 1997. "60 II" reported a 12.3 rating, 18 share in households, the…
A group of CEOs from leading companies, among them Time Warner chairman Gerald Levin and America Online's Steven Case, announced Thursday the formation of a committee designed to foster the…
Domestic Film DAILY
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Dawn of The Planet of The Apes
Dawn of The Planet of The Apes1Daily:$3.3M Cumulative:$155.7M Fox -14.77%
The Purge: Anarchy
The Purge: Anarchy2Daily:$2.1M Cumulative:$41.4M Universal Pictures -17.98%
Planes: Fire and Rescue
Planes: Fire and Rescue3Daily:$2.0M Cumulative:$25.8M Disney -5.49%