A key senator suggested Wednesday that if networks don't tone down the sex and violence in their shows, the FCC should consider the moral tone of programming as a factor when deciding renewals of…
In its first deal to acquire telefilms, NewStar Media has bought the overseas rights to five pics to be produced by Showtime and Flashpoint Ltd.
Carlton Communications has posted mixed results for the six months ending March 31 despite headline pre-tax profits of £170 million ($272 million), up 5%, on sales of $1.6 billion, up 10%.
Just For Laughs: The Montreal Comedy Festival, skedded to run July 15 to 25, will feature many new comic works, as well as returning favorites. In its 17th year, Just For Laughs is the world's…
Multi-hyphenate Alan Parker will receive the lifetime achievement award at this year's Cinema Expo Intl. Convention (June 21-24).
Studios USA has scrapped plans to launch the syndie newsmag strip "Free Speech" this fall.
Claiming he was fired without cause or notification, Alex Ben Block has filed a $2 million lawsuit against Morgan Creek Prods.
Shop At Home said Wednesday it has filed to offer 8.85 million of common stock, including 850,000 shares to be offered by certain stockholders.
Fox Broadcasting Co. has upped Neil Mulcahy to senior veep of Eastern sales.
The National Film Preservation Foundation is to restore disintegrating gems from the silent era starring Harold Lloyd, John Barrymore and Clara Bow thanks to a $1 million federal grant.