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…
SPECIAL REPORTBut Bronfman is still a long way from winning the confidence of Wall Street, where Seagram stock has stagnated since the liquor giant acquired MCA in 1995.
Marking two of the firm's first signings since opening its doors, directors Martin Scorsese and Barry Levinson have become clients of Artists Management Group -- the banner formed by Michael Ovitz…
ABC saved a little money by renegotiating the compensation package for its affil in Wilmington, N.C., but now the deal has become a rallying cry for one broadcaster who appears to be succeeding in…
John Frankenheimer ("Ronin") will direct the thriller "Reindeer Games" for Miramax's genre banner Dimension Films.