Former Starbucks and Nike marketing exec Jerome Conlon has been named senior veepee of marketing and research for NBC West Coast.
Daniel Wheatcroft, president and CEO of the National Assn. of Theatre Owners of California/Nevada and ShoWest, resigned his position abruptly May 29.
German television group ProSieben Media AG announced first-quarter results Friday, with pre-tax profits for the first quarter up by 20% on last year to 100 million marks ($56.8 million).
ABC News chairman Roone Arledge said Friday that he's handing over the day-to-day management of the division he's run since 1977 to David Westin, who was named ABC News president in March 1997.
Cable operators are strapping on their battle armor, preparing to try to beat back the robust increases Ted Turner is asking them to pony up for another five years of TNT.
Mel Gibson is suddenly on every studio's call sheet this week after the Aussie star pushed back the start date of "Farenheit 451" from this fall to next spring.
The list of potential buyers for Polygram Filmed Entertainment already appears to be dwindling, just a week after the business was put on the market.
George Spiro Dibie has been elected national president of the Intl. Photographers Guild, his office announced Thursday.
"Godzilla" appears to be having as much trouble moving merchandise as it does filling seats.
After 13 years with Touchstone Pictures, prexy Donald De Line will ankle the studio to pursue other interests, Disney sources said Thursday.
Domestic Film DAILY
PROVIDED BY: Box Office
Guardians of the Galaxy
Guardians of the Galaxy1Daily:$1.5M Cumulative:$256.7M Disney -28.55%
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles2Daily:$1.1M Cumulative:$149.6M Paramount Pictures -34.60%
If I Stay
If I Stay3Daily:$1.0M Cumulative:$19.5M Warner Brothers / New Line -32.20%