London Weekend TV unveiled an exceptionally bullish profit forecast Tuesday in a last-ditch attempt to fight off Granada Group's hostile takeover bid for the ITV station.
Its humor has been called inane, insane and infantile, but J2 Communications chief James Jimirro says National Lampoon is becoming sophisticated -- at least in terms of its business plan.
Details of a new, state-financed loan program to upgrade Broadway theaters are sketchy as state execs form an advisory group comprising theater owners and union officials to help shape the proposal.
Barbara Kopple has been pegged to helm the fictional section of "A Century of Women," the six-hour docu series from Turner Broadcasting System portraying a family of women gathered for a weekend.
As expected, Danny Goldberg has been upped to president of Atlantic Records, filling the void left by the ascension of Doug Morris to co-chairman/co-CEO of the label.
The Australian Broadcasting Corp. confirmed Monday it had pacted to beam its international service AusTV into homes across China.
Petry Inc., the TV advertising rep firm, has established a networks wing that will give advertisers the ability to target any demographic group, programming genre, daypart or geographic location, the…
Led by such films as "The Crying Game,""Cliffhanger,""The Piano,""Much Ado About Nothing" and "Terminator 2: Judgment Day," the independent film companies of the American Film Marketing Assn…
Women in Animation holds its first general meeting at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Disney Studio theater, 1420 Flower St., Glendale. Event includes preview of Lily Tomlin’s Edith Ann ABC spec and a…
"Picture Bride," one of the films widely considered a top contender for the Mercedes Benz dramatic prize at the Sundance Film Festival, has been pulled from the competition. And Miramax Films…
With 1993 sales of consumer electronic products estimated near $ 40 billion -- up more than $ 2 billion from 1992 -- the industry is optimistic about growth for 1994, according to the chairman of…