Sony is beginning to resemble a classic case of the tail wagging the dog. Despite continued drops in earnings for the corporate parent, Sony's Hollywood-based entertainment arm pitched in nearly half…
Jeanne Reinhart Berney has joined Rachel McCallister & Associates as senior account executive. She will handle film, TV and corporate projects. Berney, who started Miramax Films' West Coast publicity…
In 1984, some of those at the Emmy Awards found themselves in the embarrassing position of knowing who the winners were ahead of time.
News Corp. announced completion of its new $ 3 billion revolving credit facility through a group of 27 banks in Australia, Europe and the U.S., said to be final step in company's plan to strengthen…
Hemdale Communications Inc. acquired "The Seventh Coin" for U.S. theatrical and homevid distribution. The company name was incorrectly stated Thursday.
Rysher TPE has given a production go-ahead to "Home Videos of the Stars," a half-hour weekly series cleared on 57 stations covering 70% of the U.S. Robin Leach hosts the show, which is offered on a…
The first Daytime Emmy Awards telecast in 1974 was broadcast live from the skating rink at New York's Rockefeller Center.
Ronald O. Perelman's the Andrews Group, acting through its Four Star Intl. subsidiary, has acquired a 50% stake in privately held syndicator Genesis Entertainment.
The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences has approved the mailing of videocassettes to members touting television programs and individuals eligible in the ballotting for the Primetime Emmy Awards.
An Irish singer beat out a Bosnian band to win the 38th annual Eurovision song contest, an event seen by an estimated 300 million television viewers across Europe.
'Beverly Hills, 90210' 14.1/23 Wednesday's two-hour episode gave Fox its highest rating ever for a night of programming, marching off with a 39 share among women 18-34 and 53 among teens. ABC's "Wild…