Domestic box office racked up its biggest single-year gain of the 1990s, posting an estimated $6.86 billion, or 10% boost, in 1998.
Kushner-Locke Co. announced late Tuesday that its losses in the fiscal year ened Sept. 30 widened 45% to $6.3 million, while revenues gained 33% to $75.8 million.
The two top executives at Walt Disney Co.'s ESPN Networks have moved up a notch. Steve Bornstein has been upped from president to chairman, and George Bodenheimer has moved from executive VP of sales…
Columbia Artists Management Inc. (CAMI) has dropped out of the Sopwith Camel, leaving Fox Theatricals and an associate producer to finance the Broadway-bound revival of "You're a Good Man, Charlie…
EMI executive chairman Colin Southgate may not assume the role of non-exec chair at the music major once a new chief exec is in place next spring.
The execution of national hero Jose Rizal in 1896 sparked the Philippine Revolution two years later, leading to independence from Spain, even though the Philippines fell under American rule in the…
Pointing to Tuesday's victory in a Delaware federal court, Playboy Television topper Jim English wants to get a running start when it comes to gaining back ground in the 14 million homes where…
Boosted by the turbulent bull market, biz news cabler CNBC turned in a boffo Nielsen performance in 1998.
Brian Moreno has been named exec VP, worldwide home video for the Playboy Entertainment Group. Moreno will oversee the operations of the company’s recently consolidated domestic and international…
Doing its first tally of Gallic ticket sales for 1998 this week, France's Centre National de la Cinematographie (CNC) happily found a record 170 million ducats sold for $1.05 billion. French film…
CBS rescued rerun-besieged holiday-week viewers with its Dec. 29 airing of "The Bodyguard," which chased off all Nielsen threats to earn CBS' best nonsports Tuesday adults 18-49 rating in more than…