A federal court in Delaware has cleared the way for cablers to offer Playboy Channel programming 24 hours a day -- as long as the cable system makes a good-faith effort to scramble the signal for…
Anticipating the demise of the entire 1998-99 National Basketball Assn. season, TBS has shifted its 12-year-old "National Geographic Explorer" series from its longstanding berth between 7 and 9 p.m…
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…
Star Report, a tiny Asian newsletter, carried a Bloomberg story on the imminent merger between Japan's two digital satellite platforms -- Sky PerfecTV and DirecTV -- only to carry a story denying it…
Locked-out NABET pickets may protest within view of ABC news crews as long as they stay behind the camera's subject and refrain from physical intimidation, a Los Angeles Superior Court judge ruled…
Buoyed by higher ticket prices and a diverse group of artists taking their acts on the road, the domestic concert industry grossed $1.3 billion during 1998, according to Pollstar.
Nine-month-old Animal Kingdom stole share from its fellow parks at Disney World during 1998, but left chief rival Universal Studios Escape untouched, according to a new report.
The Los Angeles Police Department's financial crimes division has arrested three Korean-American business owners in the downtown toy district for producing counterfeit merchandise worth nearly $1…
MTV: Music Television finishes only in 10th place in total-day ratings, but in the category that Madison Avenue would kill to reach, the 12- to 24-year-olds, the network came out No. 1 in 1998.