Tom Cruise's production company completed its first major book option at Paramount Tuesday on Evan Hunter's next novel, "Criminal Conversation," to be published in the spring by Warner Books.
Brian Lowry: Changing Channels
An investment company run by Kirk Kerkorian's lawyer and a former Drexel Burnham Lambert exec bought 4.6 million new Nostalgia Network shares and put the company further out of reach of Concept…
Director/producer Charles Finch has ended his two-year affiliation with Ruddy/Morgan, and set up his own indie production shop, starting off with three active projects, with helmers Nicolas Roeg and…
Jean-Pierre Elkabbach, 56, one of France's most respected journalists and a former primetime anchorman, has been appointed president of French pubcasters France 2 and France 3.
Claiming that pay-per-view is "inherently a natural enemy of free TV," FCC commissioner James Quello predicted Tuesday that government will continue to resist a shift in top-shelf programming from…
Buena Vista Pictures Distribution, New Line Cinema, Paramount Pictures, Warner Bros. and Universal Pictures will sponsor lunches and dinners at NATO/ShoWest '94, the annual exhibitors trade show…
The Public Broadcasting Service will name its new president/CEO today, with sources citing Federal Communications Commissioner Ervin S. Duggan as the likely choice.
Actress Myrna Loy, who worked her way through countless roles as exotic vamps before becoming the screen epitome of the American wife, died Tuesday. She was 88.
Severe cost-cutting helped National Lampoon parent J2 Communications reverse last year's loss to earn $ 67,000 or 2 cents a share last quarter, despite declining revenues.
As part of its attempt to deregulate the telecommunication and broadcasting industries, the Japanese Ministry of Posts & Telecommunications on Dec. 7 abolished a rule restricting cable operators to…