In moves designed to bulwark the European entertainment industry against increasing dominance by the U.S., both France and Spain have taken separate steps to slap quotas on U.S. showbiz imports.
Pat Robertson's Intl. Family Entertainment Inc., whose tender offer for Nostalgia Network Inc. was due to expire at noon today, will extend the offer, sources said.
Paramount Pictures has upped Allison Jackson to senior VP of special projects for the marketing department of the studio's motion picture group.
Turner Broadcasting System Inc. said Wednesday that it had completed its cash deal to buy Castle Rock Entertainment (Daily Variety, Dec. 21).
The fifth Palm Springs Intl. Film Festival will open Jan. 6 with French comedy "Les Visiteurs" and close Jan. 15 with Michael Apted's new thriller, "Blink."
In an emotional televised speech, singer Michael Jackson Wednesday declared his innocence of child molestation allegations and admitted law enforcement authorities ordered a body search of him.
A federal appeals court has denied Hollywood's request for a stay of a lower court ruling tossing out antitrust consent decrees imposed on the Big Three networks.
Sept. 12, 1993 -- Paramount Communications Inc. announces plan to merge with Viacom Intl. Inc. in a deal worth $ 8.2 billion or $ 69.14 per Par share -- 17.9 times cash flow.
Fox Broadcasting Co. has acquired off-HBO rights to "Tales From the Crypt" and will begin airing back-to-back episodes of the anthology series at 11 p.m. Saturdays starting Jan. 22.
It was another big holiday week for the nation's music retailers as superstar releases fueled an across-the-board sales bonanza.
MOTION PICTURES DRAMA “The Age of Innocence”– Columbia Pictures (Columbia Pictures) “In the Name of the Father”– Jim Sheridan Prods. (Universal Pictures) “The Piano”– Jan Chapman Prods. (Miramax…