Hollywood couldn't have wished for a better Christmas present: the biggest three-day box office weekend of all time. With the top 60 films weighing in at a whopping $147.7 million, the past weekend…
Viacom Inc. announced plans Monday to liquidate a series of preferred stock held by Bell Atlantic Corp. and to increase its stock-repurchase program to $2 billion from the $1.75 billion in place…
E.T. is returning to Earth, this time on a different kind of mission. The long-fingered extra-terrestrial is to be the mascot of a national campaign to emphasize the importance of safe driving.
While Gotham's Christmas was white, Broadway's was green. B.O. cash registers rang out last week, up by $2,159,681 for a merry $14,090,973 total. The seasonal tourist crush is certainly on, and…
Polish pubcaster TVP is getting higher marks for objective coverage of the news, a recent survey shows.
Paul Dinovitz, general manager of KMBC (ABC) in Kansas City, has been promoted to G.M. of KCRA in Sacramento by Hearst-Argyle, owner of both stations.
Seated among a sea of suits from mining, electronic and manufacturing companies, U.K.-based Aussie pop singer Kylie Minogue was awarded an Export Achievement Award by Oz deputy prime minister Tim…
Goya nominations, announced Monday by Spain's Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences, are domi-nated by three films: Fernando Trueba's "The Girl of Your Dreams," Jose Luis Garci's costumer "The…
In a rare example of a Fortune 500 company exec reviewing a movie, the CEO of the W.R. Grace Co. has sent letters to the press with his opinion of Touchstone's "A Civil Action."
The WB Television Network has tapped Cris Chavarria as director of on-air promotion and Maureen Milmore has been named director of production for the net. In his new position Chavarria will oversee…