Backlash against perceived anti-gay statements by reggae artist Shabba Ranks continued yesterday as organizers of a Rose Bowl concert dropped him from the bill because of his comments.
Greater Media has named Allan Chlowitz, most recently general manager of "new adult contemporary" outlet KTWV-FM (the Wave), as G.M. of KLSX-FM and KRLA-AM.
Talk was anything but cheap during the week ending Feb. 21 in Nielsen national syndication standings, as a slew of gabfests posted healthy ratings gains with their February sweeps arsenals.
CBS easily took the February crown as the three networks appear to have halted their slide during major sweeps periods thanks to high-profile event programming.
Warner Bros. abruptly pulled the plug yesterday on the planned start next month of Steven Seagal's directorial debut, "Rainbow Warrior," citing insufficient snow in Alaska for the four- to five-month…
United States Satellite Broadcasting Inc. announced yesterday that it had signed program distribution agreements with Viacom-owned television networks Showtime, The Movie Channel, MTV, VH-1, and…
The Greenberg family is buying shares in its Astral Communications from the Bronfman clan's Hees Intl.
WHO'S ENTITLED?: Getting music rights will be easier when Clearing House Ltd. brings a new system on line for finding out who owns what songs and various recorded performances.
Underscoring the ever-increasing synergy between the marketing and distribution of its films, New Line Cinema has crowned Mitch Goldman president of distribution and marketing, giving the longtime…
Walt Disney Pictures' "The Three Musketeers" has added its third musketeer -- Oliver Platt -- as principal casting on the film was completed, producers Joe Roth and Roger Birnbaum confirmed yesterday.
David Bender has left as head of operations for Roseanne and Tom Arnold's Wapello County Prods. to seek a position with the Clinton administration.