EMI Music Publishing West Coast has bumped (Big) Jon Platt to creative VP. Moving up from his creative director’s slot, Platt will be responsible for further acquisitions, catalog exploitation and…
General Cinemas' parent GC Cos. Inc. suffered an 18% drop in its fourth-quarter net profit to $3.7 million in the three months to Oct. 31, it said Wednesday, as operating losses increased due to…
Southern California is about to get another 24-hour regional sports network starting in October 1998, courtesy of ESPN.
Live Entertainment has hired former Orion and MGM marketing exec John Hegeman as exec VP of theatrical marketing.
MTV became even more plugged into its core 16-25-year-old demographic group Tuesday with the unveiling of "The Live Link," a hybrid cyber-broadcast that marries TV studio familiarity to…
Nielsen Media Research said TV ratings produced by its would-be rival, Statistical Research Inc. (SRI), will be at least 12% higher because of a decision to include bystanders who aren't watching…
New Line Cinema, which scored with Mike Myers playing dual roles in "Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery," is seeing double again.
The addition of Orion Pictures helped Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Inc. shrink its net loss 75% to $16.5 million in the third quarter, the Lion said Wednesday in its first quarterly earnings report since…
A new era for All American Television begins this month with feet of fury. The new syndie hour "Kickboxer & the Kid" is the first show to bow under the Pearson All American banner.
Two days after George Clooney high-tailed it out of Warner Bros.' "Wild Wild West," sources confirmed Tuesday that Kevin Kline has been offered the role of wise-cracking master of disguise Artemus…