NBC's latest remodeling job on its Thursday lineup has produced surprisingly ho-hum results, while ABC remains essentially flat on Friday despite its attempt to broaden the appeal of the "T.G.I.F."…
TO: GEORGE LUCAS FROM: PETER BART AFTER OBSERVING your semi-reclusive behavior all these years, George, I’ve been fascinated by your openness and downright conviviality in connection with the…
Turner Broadcasting's TBS and TNT have bought the first broadcast run of Warner Bros.' runaway hit "Matrix," agreeing to shell out a price that could soar well beyond $10 million, depending on…
EMI Recorded Music is expected to announce today that it has tapped industry vet Jay Samit as its online czar in its first move toward establishing a global Internet presence.
Brazil's $290 million theatrical arena is showing signs of a major recession-driven pinch.
Former Tele-Communications Inc. vice chairman Jerome Kern has joined LinkShare Corp. as CEO.
Herb Ross, award-winning helmer of such pics as "The Turning Point," "The Goodbye Girl" and "Steel Magnolias," will venture into indie territory with "The Shallow End," which he will direct and…
Canadian singer Celine Dion has postponed all of her concerts for the next month in order to be with her husband and manager Rene Angelil, who is recovering from skin-cancer surgery.
In an attempt to capitalize on Disney's worldwide brand recognition and to strengthen its position in children's publishing, the Mouse House is reorganizing its publishing biz, changing the name of…
It may boast Skywalker Ranch and ILM, but Marin County oddly has lacked first-class public exhibition facilities. This status changes next week as the Rafael Film Center, a "museum of the moving…
Dramatically upping the stakes in its battle with affils, Disney/ABC has decided to go forward with plans to launch an all-soaps cable channel anchored by same-day episodes of the net's sudsers.