If there are any safe bets in the risky business of television, comedy is it. Halfway into the traditional 30-week TV season, seven of the top 10-rated network shows are situation comedies.
South Korea, reacting to local companies' pressure to keep licenses for cable TV in the family, has pulled the plug on plans to attract investment from U.S. and other foreign cable operators.
On the heels of a middling 1992 theatrical distribution slate, the Samuel Goldwyn Co. is banking that "Mac" will catch political lightning on its way to commercial success.
A month after the Federal Communications Commission levied the last of $ 705, 000 in fines for indecency against radio stations broadcasting "The Howard Stern Show," the New York-based shock jock was…
Neil McCarthy has been named executive VP of Capitol Records, reporting to label president Hale Milgrim.
Marco Polillo has been named one of the two CEOs at the Italian major Penta, taking the place of Carlo Bernasconi. Polillo, whose background is in book publishing, joined Penta in October as general…
Hollywood Pictures late Friday purchased the movie rights to "The Twilight of the Golds," Jonathan Tolins' controversial play about a close-knit family facing a moral and ethical dilemma caused by a…
When television syndicators reminisce about the good old days, their minds naturally wander to the heady 1980s when the situation comedy "The Cosby Show" sold on average for more than $ 4 million an…
Live Entertainment faces a confirmation hearing in federal court March 17 for its pre-packaged plan of reorganization. The company seeks court approval of a debt-for-equity swap with its bondholders…
American Multi-Cinema Inc. has named Charles P. Stilley president of its real estate subsidiary. An 11-year veteran of the exhibition circuit, Stilley will be responsible for overseeing and…
Despite all the talk about network TV's obsession with younger viewers, several veteran actors are showing up on development rosters for next season, including a pilot to star Faye Dunaway and…