King World has reportedly pulled the plug on its fall 1994 development project "Criminal Justice," a"Cops"-like reality show that it had discussed with some broadcasters and station sales reps.
Second-quarter Viacom profits $ 41.6 million Double-digit growth for MTV propelled Viacom in a jumbo turnaround from a $ 14.8 million loss in the same period last year. Story, page 6.
The antechamber to the Silver Pictures building on the Warner Brothers lot is a museum of major movie mayhem. The exhibits include a tank-sized machine gun that only Arnold Schwarzenegger could heft…
Gov. Pete Wilson on Wednesday boosted an expansion plan that would roughly double the size of Disneyland, promising to set aside $ 60 million for improvements to make the project work.
When leading Egyptian stage actress Soheir el Babli announced last month that she was quitting showbiz for good to adopt the Islamic veil, it looked like curtains for "Attiya, the Terrorist Woman,"…
What are the best movie stunts of all time? The question itself could ignite a real, bruising barroom brawl among stuntmen.
PRODUCTION CHART KEY Abbreviation: SUPR EXP-Supervising executive producer(s); EXP-Executive producer(s); COEXP-Co-executive producer(s); SUPR PROD-Supervising producer(s); PROD-Producer(s)…
NBC West Coast prez Don Ohlmeyer reiterated his desire to shake up the way his network does business over the next two to three years, calling the current development process "destructive" and the…
It is perhaps a sign of the times that Ken Bates, who bungees 300 feet from a Chinook helicopter (doubling Sylvester Stallone) in Warner Bros.' upcoming "Demolition Man" and plummeted off Yosemite's…
Paramount Pictures and MCA Universal are accelerating moves to create a cinema circuit in Japan by naming Ian Riches to the new post of VP, Far East, of their exhibition coventure United Cinemas Intl.
Manhattan-based investment firm Siegler, Collery & Co. has launched its second foray into the entertainment business as the principal backer for newly formed production company Autumn Pictures.