"The Herbal Bed" will retire on Sunday after just 36 performances. The London transplant, which began previews on March 27 and opened on Broadway at the Eugene O'Neill Theater April 16, has struggled…
Entertainment production now ranks with the electronic equipment sector as the top industry in the state of California, generating an estimated $27.5 billion in 1996, the final year of a study…
Leaving his eight-year home on the Disney lot, producer Laurence Mark has inked an exclusive, three-year film and TV production pact with Columbia Pictures.
Alliance Communications announced Wednesday that Guy Gagnon has been appointed president of Alliance Vivafilm, the company's Quebec theatrical distributor.
Elizabeth Petit has been hired as vice president of East Coast publicity and promotions at 20th Century Fox. Reporting to veepees of national publicity Debbie Miller and Carol Sewell, Petit will…
"Titanic" helped sink Carmike Cinemas' first-quarter profit 4% to $3.7 million, despite 8% higher revenue of $117.1 million that was paradoxically lifted by the sinking ship pic, Carmike said…
The onset of daylight savings time translated to lower ratings for some syndie strips in the week ended April 12. In keeping with springtime TV tradition, the extra hour of daylight that kicked in…
Sam Nilsson, director general of Swedish Television, will receive the Directorate Award at the International Emmy Awards gala on Nov. 23.
NBC's "Late Night With Conan O'Brien" on Wednesday night scored its highest rating in New York, a 5.3/18, since the show's premiere on Sept. 13, 1993, when it averaged a 5.5/22, according to Nielsen…
Danny DeVito's Jersey Films has gone into partnership with the National Basketball Assn. to produce six episodes of a weekly half-hour series for Comedy Central called "The Sport Jerks' NBA Tour."
Rebecca Whittington has been named vice president of development for Cosgrove/Meurer Prods., which makes the CBS reality series "Unsolved Mysteries."