Director William Friedkin made another mark in showbiz last Thursday, this time on Hollywood Boulevard, where the helmer's star was unveiled on the Walk of Fame.
Universal Pictures has hired former E! Entertainment Television exec Patricia M. Robinson for the new position of vice president of human resources.
Shipments in the recording industry dropped 9.7% in the first six months of 1997, due to a decline in record club and direct mail sales, according to figures released by the Recording Industry Assn…
Cinergi Pictures Entertainment Inc., in the process of being liquidated, reported Tuesday a sharply increased second-quarter loss of $7.7 million --- compared with $716,000 a year ago --- on 24%…
An environmental group opposed to the DreamWorks/Playa Vista development near Marina del Rey is set today to announce plans to file suit in federal court, charging that the project would further harm…
Japanese pop singer Seiko Matsuda will join Bruce Willis, Liv Tyler, Ben Affleck and Billy Bob Thornton in Touchstone Pictures' disaster pic "Armageddon."
Aussie moviecaster the Movie Network, owned by Warner Bros., MGM and Disney, will add a third channel to its lineup and unveil a new logo and on-air look Sept. 7.
Former KNBC entertainment reporter Garrett Glaser has joined CNBC, where he'll focus on covering the business of pop culture for the NBC-owned cabler.
Sound reproduction legend Ray Dolby, founder and chairman of Dolby Laboratories, will be the 44th recipient of the American Electronic Assn.'s Medal of Achievement when the dingus is given out at the…
The hot German box office set new records in the first half of 1997, with admissions rising by 10.2% compared with the same period of the previous year, and revenues increasing by 14.8%.
General Cinema's parent, GC Companies Inc., saw its net profit drop by half in the June quarter to $3.9 million as a result of the poor performance of early-summer film releases, it said Tuesday.