In a dramatic reversal of fortune, moribund Triton Pictures confirmed Thursday that it has been acquired by French Hill Entertainment, which plans to finance up to six movies annually, budgeted…
A bill to require videogames to carry rating labels was introduced Thursday by two senators who say some of the games are too violent for young children.
The troubled Showscan Corp., parent of the CineMania theater at Universal’s CityWalk, continued to lose money and posted only modest sales. For the third quarter ended Dec. 31, Showscan lost $ 1.7…
Volker Kriegel, a father figure of jazz-rock in Germany in the 1970s, died June 16 of cancer in Spain. He was 59. At the advice of friends, Kriegel abandoned his sociology studies to become a…
Producer Steve Tisch and the Walt Disney Co. have emerged as the clear front-runner to produce a TV movie and ancillary programming featuring skater Nancy Kerrigan.
David Letterman is scheduled to return to his old stomping grounds, appearing as a guest on NBC’s “Late Night With Conan O’Brien” Feb. 21. Letterman had O’Brien on as a guest when he was still…
In what has become a recurring event in recent weeks, Paramount Communications directors are huddling this afternoon to decide whose bid they think Par shareholders should accept.
The city of Anaheim and Walt Disney Co. have reached a tentative agreement on financing and building improvements for a proposed $ 2.75 billion expansion at Disneyland, the Orange County Register…
CBS has secured the centerpiece of its Monday lineup for a couple more seasons, coming to terms with Warner Bros. TV on a two-year renewal of "Murphy Brown."
After prompting work stoppages on a movie-of-the-week and an ABC series currently in production, the IATSE has signed three new TV projects to union contracts.
PaineWebber analyst Christopher Dixon initiated coverage of Viacom Inc. with an "attractive" rating, saying its Class B common shares have little downside risk from current levels. Dixon also…