Domestic box office racked up its biggest single-year gain of the 1990s, posting an estimated $6.86 billion, or 10% boost, in 1998.
Kushner-Locke Co. announced late Tuesday that its losses in the fiscal year ened Sept. 30 widened 45% to $6.3 million, while revenues gained 33% to $75.8 million.
Munich-based EM.TV & Merchandising announced Tuesday that it has taken over Dutch merchandising company Wavery Production, which holds the rights to a number of popular cartoon characters in the…
Sony Corp. will operate movie theaters in Japan that come stocked with the latest hardware from the Japanese electronics giant, starting in 1999.
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…
Plagued by numerous blowout games and increased competish from pro wrestling on cable, ABC's ultra-costly "Monday Night Football" has finished the season with the lowest ratings in the 29-year…
Danny Glover will star in the opening play of East West Players' 33rd season, the world premiere of Philip Kan Gotanda's "Yohen."
ABC and CBS have carved up the Christmas-week Nielsen turkey, with ABC dominating the week's first three nights and winning the Dec. 21-27 period in adults 18-49, while CBS took command of the week's…
Veteran TV journo Marcia Brandwynne is returning to the local TV news scene as exec producer of KTLA's "KTLA Morning News," starting Jan. 18.
Those of you who don't get to the movies much, listen up: If every Los Angeleno caught just two films each month, an additional $162 million a year would flow into the entertainment industry…