Tele-Communications Inc. topper John Malone and his new best buddy, Microsoft chairman and CEO Bill Gates, are teaming up to launch a new basic cable network focusing on personal computers.
NBC will air the HBO movie “And the Band Played On” March 28. Based on the book by the late Randy Shilts, the production will be edited to two hours for its network broadcast. * * * Fox Broadcasting…
A first draft of John Grisham's new novel, "The Chamber," has been delivered to executives at Universal and at Imagine Entertainment and has received a unanimous thumbs-up.
The Supreme Court ruled Monday that 2 Live Crew's rap version of "Oh, Pretty Woman" qualifies as a full-fledged parody, thus protecting it from a copyright infringement suit from the owners of the…
Recent multiple Grammy winner Whitney Houston has joined the list of presenters for the 66th Academy Awards show, being produced by Gilbert Cates.
The late disc jockey Lonnie Johnson Jr. worked for KGFJ. His obituary Friday listed an incorrect station. * * * Director Jim Sheridan is not scheduled to be a presenter at the Oscars, contrary to an…
Jon Peters, half of the producing team Sony Corp. lured away from Warner Bros. in 1989 for a reported $ 200 million, agreed to return to the Burbank studio for nary a penny.
In L.A., music-industry award shows occur frequently, but in San Francisco, there is only one biggie a year, the Bammies, which honor local musicmakers.
MGM/UA has become the latest distributor to jump on the digital sound bandwagon, entering into a three-year exclusive agreement with Digital Theater Systems. The deal calls for half of MGM/UA's…
Two shows at the Shubert Theatre --"Sunset Boulevard" and "Crazy for You"-- captured the lion's share of awards at the 25th annual Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle Awards, taking nine.
Domestic Film DAILY
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Dawn of The Planet of The Apes
Dawn of The Planet of The Apes1Daily:$4.2M Cumulative:$143.4M Fox -61.96%
The Purge: Anarchy
The Purge: Anarchy2Daily:$3.3M Cumulative:$33.1M Universal Pictures -54.45%
Planes: Fire and Rescue
Planes: Fire and Rescue3Daily:$1.9M Cumulative:$19.4M Disney -59.06%