Times Mirror Co. plans to launch several niche cable networks with programming that draws on its consumer magazine holdings.
Living Books, a Random House/Broderbund company and one of the leading producers of children's multimedia storybooks, has acquired the world multimedia rights to the series of books written and…
Walt Disney Co. has agreed to cut its stake in Euro Disney if a planned rights issue at its European unit is oversubscribed by the public, a source close to Euro Disney's financial restructuring…
With U.S. pix taking a relatively low profile on the Croisette this year as predicted, the competition selections of the 1994 Cannes Film Festival are dominated by titles from France and Italy.
FX, the new basic cable network from Fox Inc., got a big boost from the FCC this week just in time for the network's press briefing unveiling its programming schedule and subscriber numbers.
Sydney Pollack is in the running to direct Sean Connery in "The Ghost and Mrs. Muir," while Arne Glimcher will direct the actor in "Just Cause." The information was unclear in a story Wednesday.
The National Cable Television Assn. has come out swinging against broadcast industry efforts to use the transition to high-definition TV as a vehicle for becoming multichannel data providers.
The dance to save state funding for the arts has begun again as members of a Senate subcommittee have recommended complete elimination of the California Arts Council budget.
Gabriel Byrne will star opposite Winona Ryder and Susan Sarandon in "Little Women," which starts production Monday in Vancouver, Columbia Pictures announced Wednesday. Production start on the…
While Pink Floyd's "The Division Bell" still tops the SoundScan chart, the big story at the nation's music retailers continues to be the rise of the four albums from Seattle grunge rockers Nirvana…
Although the entertainment industry hasn't figured out where the information superhighway is headed, that hasn't stopped Hollywood from fast-tracking dozens of films with high-tech storylines.