On July 11, 1993, "Reading Rainbow," the Emmy- and Peabody Award-winning children's show about books, which airs five days a week, 52 weeks a year on nearly 330 PBS stations around the country, and…
What makes a film like "Indecent Proposal" so successful? In its second weekend "Indecent" grossed $ 14,724,600, for an extremely modest 20% drop. After 12 days of release has earned a tad more than…
The three major broadcast networks broke away from regular programs Monday to join CNN for about an hour in live coverage of the fire at the Branch Davidian compound near Waco, Texas, though only CNN…
Bril Flint has been appointed VP of strategic planning at EMI Records Group North America.
Scott Rudin had such a good time losing more than $ 1.2 million on Broadway recently that he reupped in a big way: The independent film producer has partnered with Jujamcyn Theaters, Broadway's…
The rating services delivered a split verdict in Saturday's climatic coverage of the outcome of the Rodney G. King civil rights trial.
Inspired partly by "The Crying Game's" breakthrough in the U.S., a new breed of British filmmakers is setting out to prove Neil Jordan's quirky film was no fluke.
Capitol Multimedia has raised $ 6.78 million from the sale of new equity. A total of $ 6 million was raised in an offering sold to overseas investors. Another $ 780,000 was raised through the…
A long-awaited audit of the five-year EC Media initiative, which is designed to support Europe's film and TV industries, will recommend that Media continues beyond its current 1995 expiry date.
P.M. DAWN may come across as spacey, psychedelia-tinged rappers, as evidenced by the latest Gee Street/Island single, "Looking Through Patient Eyes," but lead rapper Prince Be (aka Attrell Cordes)…
A lot of what you hear on contemporary jazz radio can be traced to the influence of the Jeff Lorber Fusion, which flourished from 1979 to 1986.