Stock in radio giant Chancellor Media Corp. leapt 12% on Wednesday after the company disclosed plans to start a national radio network to be headed by former ABC Radio Networks president David Kantor.
The 5th annual AMC Film Preservation Festival kicks off tonight with an unusual tribute to film noir. In advance of the Oct. 3-5 broadcast event, a gala evening of tributes to icons of the genre and…
Laura Diaz has been hired to replace Lisa McRee as co-anchor on the 5 p.m. and 11 p.m. edition of KABC's "Eyewitness News," effective immediately.
Hoping to capitalize on the rapidly growing global market for short films, former Image Organization acquisitions exec Carol Crowe has formed Apollo Cinema, a worldwide sales company focusing…
"Last Seduction" director John Dahl has made a double score. He and brother Rick have made a deal worth $750,000 against $1 million with Universal to write the script "It Takes a Thief." Dahl will…
James L. Brooks will receive the 1997 George Eastman award at this year's ShowEast convention, which runs Oct. 20-23 at the Trump Taj Mahal in Atlantic City.
American Isuzu Motors and Weight Watchers Intl. have become the first advertisers to pull out of ABC's controversial priest drama "Nothing Sacred," following a campaign led by the Catholic League for…
Michael Madsen, Rosanna Arquette, Balthazar Getty and James Russo have wrapped shooting on Cutting Edge Entertainment's action thriller "Fait Accompli" in New Orleans.
A Democratic member of the House Judiciary Committee suggested Wednesday that the Justice Dept. may want to look into a possible conspiracy between cable operators and programmers to keep telephone…
Zeitgeist Films' French language pic "Will It Snow for Christmas?" from director Sandrine Veysset's will open the fifth Hamptons Intl. Film Festival, which runs Oct. 15-19 in East Hampton, N.Y.