In a move Wall Street dubbed "unexpected," Blockbuster Entertainment prez Joseph R. Baczko resigned yesterday, just as the video retail giant announced it had initiated a corporatewide reorganization.
Universal's "Lorenzo's Oil" opened just before year's end to pump new life into regional releases, as the holiday helped some exclusive pictures more than double their take at the box office.
MARTHA & ANGIE? Martha Coolidge is the director of choice to replace Jonathan Kaplan on "Angie, I Says," the one-time Madonna/now Geena Davis starrer that has had its share of behind-the-scenes…
Promoter Bill Graham has been posthumously named the 20th winner of the American Music Awards' Award of Merit, granted in recognition of "outstanding contributions over a long period of time to the…
Veteran political reporter Linda Douglass, who announced she was leaving KNBC-TV back in November, has landed at CBS News as a general assignment reporter based at the web's Washington, D.C., bureau.
Liza Minnelli and Barbra Streisand, both prominent opponents of Colorado's new anti-gay rights law, reportedly spent the holidays in Sun Valley as an alternative to Colorado resort towns.
Donaldson Lufkin & Jenrette analyst Mark Manson downgraded the Walt Disney Co. shares rating to "moderately attractive" from "buy" mainly on a price basis.
Ontario's production industry paints a much brighter picture of 1992 than the weatherman. While residents experienced the province's lowest-ever level of sunshine, the production community basked in…
The total domestic box office for 1992 approached the record levels of 1989 and 1990, not surprising, since last year's top three films were sequels to top-grossing pix of '89 and '90. Fox's "Home…
Actor Robby Benson, who provided the voice of the Beast in Disney's "Beauty and the Beast," has been signed to handle similar chores for the lead character in MCA TV's new animated firstrun syndie…
It's going to be a cold, cold winter at the Alphabet web: ABC has slapped down a network-wide hiring freeze, according to company sources.