Academy officials breathed something of a sigh of relief Monday as the prelude to Hollywood's biggest annual event went off uneventfully.
The BBC and Rupert Murdoch's Asian satellite TV venture Star TV have agreed to a partial separation. As of April 17, BBC World Service TV, the pubcaster's 24-hour global news and information channel…
Larry Gleason, in his first major move as new distribution chief at MGM/UA, announced the layoffs Monday of 20 employees in the distrib division, closing down operations in at least two cities and…
Although Israel's Ministry of Communications recently approved the country's first pay TV service, movie interests in the country are challenging the decision in the courts.
Paramount's "Naked Gun 33 1/3: The Final Insult" came in blazing, clearing $ 13,216,531 in its opening weekend.
Nickelodeon, which harvests bigger Nielsens than the broadcast networks, the TV syndicators and the other cable networks in programming to kids ages 6-11, said Monday that it will lay out $ 30…
The rush to make the Oscars interactive continues. ABC and the NTN Entertainment Network, an interactive television web, have cut a deal to produce an interactive live telecast of the Academy Awards…
Record retailers will not be put out of business by the advent of the electronic superhighway, declared Sony Corp. president/CEO Michael Schulhof in his keynote address to the 36th annual National…
Pubcasters stole the show at Germany's 30th annual TV prizes, the country's Emmy equivalent, leaving former ratings champion private web RTL out in the cold.
Robert Altman's "Short Cuts" sparkled Saturday at the Independent Feature Project/West's Spirit Awards, picking up three of the trophies including best picture. The filmmaker also was cited for his…
Nickelodeon will air “All That,” a half-hour sketch comedy special featuring an all-kids cast, at 8 p.m. April 16. The show, a pilot for a possible series, comes from Tollin/Robbins Prods., with…