NBC's latest high-brow Sunday telefilm, "The Tempest," failed to achieve much Nielsen velocity, but the Peacock is nevertheless emerging from another dreary Sunday with a weeklong victory in adults…
Jim Byrd, who has been head of English TV at the Canadian Broadcasting Corp. (CBC) for the past five years, announced Monday that he will be leaving Jan. 1.
Asia's economic crisis caused worldwide advertising expenditure in 1998 to record its lowest annual increase of 3.9% to $300 billion since the 1991 recession, according to research by Zenith Media.
American Movie Classics for the first time has purchased a film library: 89 pictures made by American Intl. Pictures, including 34 films made by James Nicholson and Sam Arkoff, often called the…
Getting a jump on his New Year's resolutions, "Con Air" director Simon West has made wholesale changes in his representative team.
Home Box Office has its sights trained on its first original musical, "Trigger Happy," a comedic look at gun control.
"Armageddon" had a scorching preem in Japan, amassing $7.3 million in two days and blasting Buena Vista Intl. to its biggest-ever bow in the crucial market. Unspooling on 263 screens, "Armageddon"…
Sony Pictures Entertainment has named Ralph Alexander as senior veepee, Latin America, for Columbia TriStar.
Radio City Entertainment will produce its seventh Super Bowl halftime show, signing Big Bad Voodoo Daddy to join Stevie Wonder and Gloria Estefan.
Japanese film studio Toho Co. said Tuesday that it will dust off the rubber suit and bring its version of Godzilla back to the screen in order to appease legions of fans who did not like the Sony…