While conceding the failure of large parts of his first fall lineup, UPN topper Dean Valentine Friday nonetheless insisted that his sixth-place weblet will survive well into the future.
SPECIAL REPORTFor Studios USA, formerly Universal TV, 1998 was a year of adjustment after the stunning news in October 1997 that Seagram had inked a $4.07 billion deal to sell most of the studio's…
Despite continued harsh weather throughout much of the Northeast and Midwest, moviegoers braved the elements to make Disney and Paramount's "A Civil Action" the nation's No. 1 pic, with a…
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer has appointed former Secretary of State Alexander Haig and former pro footballer Willie D. Davis to its board, MGM said Friday. Both are already directors of MGM Grand which, like…
SPECIAL REPORTThough many of Universal Music Group's label chiefs were sidetracked from growing their businesses to concentrating on the $10.2 billion acquisition of Polygram during the latter half…
"Titanic's" combined worldwide box office, estimated retail video and soundtrack sales, and the sale of U.S. broadcast rights to NBC amount to more than $3.2 billion.
Samuel Goldwyn Jr. has settled his lawsuit with Metro Goldwyn Mayer and Metromedia Intl. Group. As part of the agreement, MGM's specialty film unit will no longer be known as Goldwyn Films, and the…
Disney, in a surprise move, has restructured its top corporate staff with the appointment of animation and legit theater guru Peter Schneider as prexy of Walt Disney Studios. He will report directly…
Joanne Corday Kozberg is the new president and chief operating officer of the Los Angeles Music Center.
John Travolta will receive the Alan J. Pakula Award from the Broadcast Film Critics Association (BFCA) at their fourth annual Critics' Choice Awards on Jan. 25 in Los Angeles.
The WB netlet is expanding into reality programming and has hired Columbia TriStar TV exec Carolyn Bernstein to be the new senior VP of alternative programming while she holds the dual title of drama…