As expected, the Committee on National Television Audience Measurement Thursday announced a major TV ratings laboratory project designed to compile more accurate TV viewing statistics (Daily Variety…
HBO topper Michael Fuchs and Portugal's former minister of foreign affairs Joao de Deus Pinheiro have been tapped to address two public luncheons at the upcoming American Film Market.
Multiplatinum British psychedelic rock band Pink Floyd announced plans for a major U.S. concert tour and the release of a new album at an extravagant press conference Thursday in Pasadena.
American Society of Composers Authors & Publishers has appointed Donna Hilley and Nicolas Firth to its board of directors, filling two vacancies.
Court TV is urging indicted Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison (R-Texas) to allow the cable net to cover her trial. In a letter to Hutchison Thursday, Court TV topper Steven Brill said he's learned the Texas…
Al Pacino, the winner of last year's best actor Oscar, is the first celebrity set as a presenter on the 66th Academy Awards show being produced by Gilbert Cates.
Rim Film Distributors has signed with Pacific Theaters to program and operate the Regency One theater in Glendale starting Feb. 11. Rim's programming there will start with the second Festival Hong…
Mel Gibson has been signed to direct "Brave Heart," a Scottish epic to be produced through Alan Ladd's production banner at Paramount Pictures.
President Clinton's new budget set for release Monday will propose a 4% cut in federal funding to public broadcasting beginning in fiscal year 1997, the Wall Street Journal reported Thursday.
Fourth-quarter earnings at Blockbuster Entertainment Corp. soared 71% on revenue growth of 66% as the company managed to rent more videos.
A case of mistaken identity after the Jan. 17 Northridge earthquake has led to a number of condolence calls for writer Leonard Glasser.