Time Warner 1st-qtr. film division earnings $ 104 million "The Bodyguard" and "Sommersby" contributed to record earnings, which were posted by other TW entertainment divisions as well. Story, page 4.
PBS has become the first national TV network to pact with TV Answer for its interactive technology, to be used in both programming and member stations' fund-raising and marketing activities.
Scott Rudin had such a good time losing more than $ 1.2 million on Broadway recently that he reupped in a big way: The independent film producer has partnered with Jujamcyn Theaters, Broadway's…
Richie Gallo has been named senior VP of sales and distribution at A&M Records, taking over for Bill Gilbert, who left the company.
In 10 years, "Reading Rainbow" executive producer Twila Liggett has watched an idea to encourage reading through television grow into an award-winning series that's brought a generation of children…
Fairness Doctrine legislation is likely to be passed and signed into law by President Clinton, congressional staffers told broadcasters at the NAB convention Monday.
What makes a film like "Indecent Proposal" so successful? In its second weekend "Indecent" grossed $ 14,724,600, for an extremely modest 20% drop. After 12 days of release has earned a tad more than…
The L.A. Film Critics Association has elected a new slate of officers. Henry Sheehan was chosen to succeed Charles Champlin as president of the organization. Michael Wilmington was selected as vice…
Christian Slater will star in the David L. Wolper/Hexagon production of "Murder in the First," which will film in San Francisco and Alcatraz Island in late June.
Interim FCC chairman James Quello Monday urged the Clinton administration and Congress to keep out of the battle over financial interest and syndication rules.
Peter Scolari has made television's version of a quantum leap -- jumping from a previously announced Paramount Network TV pilot for Fox Broadcasting Co. into a similarly themed Lorimar TV candidate…