Buena Vista's hugely hyped $140 million-budgeted "Armageddon" opened in midnight shows Wednesday morning at 20 theaters in 19 cities around the country, racking up a rock-hard $115,000.
Satellite TV operator Primestar Inc. named three VPs to direct the company's financial and administrative operations Wednesday. The new veeps are William Myers, VP/treasurer; Scott Macdonald…
After more than a decade of promises, the French government has found a home for the long-planned Palais du Cinema, Minister of Culture Catherine Trautmann announced June 30.
Legal powerhouse Loeb & Loeb has expanded its entertainment practice by aligning with boutique outfit Tenenbaum, Emanuel & Fleer, one of Hollywood's top firms repping such talents as Peter Weir…
Ameritech is charging Time Warner and MediaOne in a complaint filed at the FCC with coercing Classic Sports Network into signing exclusive deals which will force the telco's cable systems to drop the…
Members of the Screen Actors Guild and the American Federation of Radio & Television Artists have voted to ratify the new contract with producers.
Loews Cineplex Entertainment's net loss almost doubled in the three months to May 31 to $743,000, the exhib said Wednesday in the latest indication that major exhibs had a tough time in the spring…
Netscape Communications Corp. stock soared on Wednesday after an executive said the Internet software maker was talking to big media companies about ways to make its new Web site more competitive.
Robert Halmi Sr., chairman of Hallmark Entertainment, will be honored by the global television community at the Intl. Emmy Awards in November.
Daytime syndie talkshows took a Nielsen nose dive in the week ended June 21.