Though attention was naturally focused on new saturation releases like "Cliffhanger," several exclusive pictures also benefited from the Memorial Day holiday weekend.
Paragon Entertainment will become the first major player in Canada's film and television production community to become a publicly traded commodity.
Cineplex Odeon Films has acquired the theatrical distribution rights for Gramercy Pictures in Canada, giving it such upcoming films as "Posse" starring Mario Van Peebles, the thriller "Kalifornia"…
Western Intl. Syndication's off-HBO series "1st & Ten" has been cleared on 67 stations representing 71% of the country, including the CBS O&Os in New York, Los Angeles and Chicago.
Some $ 400 million in revenue from product plugs during variety and game shows, a common advertising practice in Italy, will be lost by RAI and Fininvest if new regulations approved by a Senate…
The traditional start of the summer season at the box office brought with it the full gamut of emotions for distributors and exhibitors. However, highs and lows aside, no clear picture of what is to…
Scientific-Atlanta Inc., the cable industry's second-largest manufacturer of TV set-top boxes, will introduce a new digital compression and storage system at the National Cable TV Assn. Show in San…
Connie Chung's much-ballyhooed joining with Dan Rather on the "CBS Evening News" was notable only in how truly unremarkable the whole enterprise seemed.
An organization representing film studios and record companies has asked U.S. Trade Representative Mickey Kantor to deny special trade benefits to six countries because of inadequate copyright…
An elementary school principal has filed a complaint with the Los Angeles Police Dept. against a female rapper claiming the performer distributed explicit material to minors.
Producer Fred Silverman and Viacom Prods. have uprooted a deal with Carrot Top, the red-headed comedian who's become the rage on college campuses, and will develop a half-hour sitcom around him as…