Rep. Ed Markey (D-Mass.) has fired off a letter to entertainment industry titans urging adoption of an MPAA-style rating system warning parents of the violence content in TV programs.
In one of the most comprehensive marketing campaigns undertaken in the entertainment industry, Paramount Pictures and McDonald's are partnering to promote the November and December releases of the…
Paramount Pictures was rewarded for its success in opening "Indecent Proposal" on Thursday, as the Hollywood-based Film Information Council awarded the campaign with the Excellence in Film Marketing…
James Cannon, president of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS), says that the people who work in daytime drama at first resisted the idea of having their own Emmy awards.
Union politicking is expected to heat up this summer within the ranks of the Writers Guild of America, West, as members prepare for a September election that could well be nasty in nature, with the…
Miramax Films has acquired U.S. rights to runaway French success "Les Visiteurs." Deal clears the way for sellers Gaumont to concentrate on remake negotiations.
Stock market 3500.03 Many showbiz issues went along for the ride as the Dow Jones average jumped 55.64 points to break the 3500 barrier for the first time. Story, page 6.
The National Assn. of Recording Merchandisers has set Sept. 19-21 for its annual Retailers Conference and Oct. 15-19 for its Wholesalers Conference.
The Emmy award-winning NBC series "I'll Fly Away," grounded by the network, may finish its flight on PBS, according to industry sources.
Mary Stuart Masterson is the latest cowgirl to saddle up with the "Bad Girls" femme posse at Fox, sources said Wednesday.
The affinity between director Mark Rydell and actress Sharon Stone on the Vancouver set of Paramount's "Intersection" has led the helmer to commit to Stone starrer "Manhattan Ghost Story" for Carolco…