Major syndicators have sounded the warning bell on the glut of firstrun prime time action hours entering the market, strongly hinting that only the biggest players stand a chance of turning a profit…
Castle Hill Prods. has acquired all domestic rights to the low-budget indie "Un-Becoming Age," a comedy marking the feature debut for husband-and-wife duo Deborah and Alfredo Ringel.
The Hollywood-based Film Industry Council has voted "The Crying Game" as the January winner of its Excellence in Film Marketing Award. Miramax senior VP marketing Gerry Rich will receive the award…
The American Civil Liberties Union yesterday filed suit to block new Federal Communications Commission rules limiting the availability of "indecent" programming on cable-leased access channels.
An Army private who went absent without leave after returning from the Persian Gulf War received 30 years to life in prison Monday in the robbery-murder of Los Angeles TV news engineer Jeff Webreck.
The latest Arbitrend radio report for the three-month period ended in January shows Spanish-language station KLAX-FM increasing its lead in the Los Angeles market.
Tom Cruise is set to make his directing debut with a segment of Showtime's upcoming anthology series "Fallen Angels." The series of half-hour noirish tales , co-produced by Mirage Prods. and…
Reps of the American Film Market said the record number of foreign sales companies attending the event, which begins Thursday, is partly due to AFMA's loosening its rules. Starting this year, various…
While many Oscar-nominated films were in wide release, limited play for "Indochine" and such new arrivals as "Strictly Ballroom" produced solid results for indie distributors. Miramax's "Strictly…
Mitch Horwits will join Spelling Entertainment as senior VP, acquisitions and co-productions, responsible for acquiring TV and theatrical product as well as expanding the company's role in TV…
Gov. Pete Wilson has endorsed a plan for the California Arts Council to create its own arts fund in order to receive state, federal and private money and ultimately begin the process of weaning the…