Before they launch in the United Kingdom this fall, the latest batch of American cable channels to cross the Atlantic must find the answers to some tough questions.
What was Walt Disney -- the man -- really like? That's the central issue in an escalating battle between "Walt Disney: Hollywood's Dark Prince" author Marc Eliot and the Disney family, which Monday…
ELMORE LEONARD'S "Get Shorty" is gearing up for the cameras at the end of the year with Danny DeVito starring and producing with Michael Shamberg via their Jersey Films at TriStar.
Ufa-Theatre, with 514 houses Europe's largest exhibition chain, announced it has earmarked 150 million marks ($ 88 million) by 1995 for renovations, expansion and new builds. Ufa isn't in the…
NBC confirmed late Monday that two directors of miniseries and motion pictures for TV, Michael Tenzer and Mindy Green, would be exiting the company.
During a Monday session with the press on the National TV Critics Assn. tour, Chevy Chase, the newest kid on the late night block, seemed eager to stay above the fray, while stressing that talk…
Following a resurgence in popularity on MTV, the "Speed Racer" series is about to whiz back into firstrun syndication this September with a younger-skewing animated weekly version.
Jeff Franklin, creator of "Full House" and "Hangin' With Mr. Cooper," and Lorimar TV have mutually agreed to terminate their exclusive arrangement, a spokesman for the producer confirmed.
Buena Vista '93 market share 16.2% Disney has moved into No. 2 spot in cumulative 1993 B.O. Universal is still tops with 17.7%, and Warner Bros. is in third with 15.8%. Paramount (10.2%) is pushing…
Westwood One, which has been paring its operations to pay down debt, posted narrower losses in the second fiscal quarter ended May 31. The radio broadcaster and programmer recorded a net loss of $…
Ted Turner, who has long itched for a feature production outlet, is emerging as the frontrunner in the race to acquire Castle Rock Entertainment, sources close to the negotiations said Monday.