Time Warner Thursday announced formation of a new record distribution company , Alternative Distribution Alliance, to specialize in alternative rock music.
NBC hastily yanked promotional spots Thursday for a "Cheers" episode about a postal carrier thought to have killed his mother -- a plot eerily similar to a real-life slaying the same day.
John Mahoney ("The Human Factor") has been signed to co-star with Kelsey Grammer in the"Cheers" spinoff "Frasier," playing Grammer's Frasier Crane character's widowed father. Other cast members set…
A bankruptcy judge Thursday approved SCI Television Inc.'s reorganization plan for emerging from a prepackaged Chapter 11 bankruptcy filing, giving Ronald Perelman control of the company.
Immigration authorities, accusing Disneyland of hiring illegal aliens, threatened to fine the theme park nearly $ 395,000 -- the largest such penalty ever imposed.
Valerie Hardy is ankling as managing director of the South Australian Film Corp. to sign on as head of drama and light entertainment at the Ten Network, effective July 1.
Beacon Communications, producer of hit Dublin-rock pic "The Commitments," has sealed a five-year, 15-pic domestic distribution pact with Sony Pictures, ending a three-year deal at 20th Century Fox.
If Carolco Pictures and TCI go through with pay-per-view premieres, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer doesn't intend to distribute the films theatrically.
Media mogul Leo Kirch is negotiating to buy 10% of Germany's biggest private TV station, RTL, according to a report Thursday in the German media.
"Prime Story," the nascent NBC prime time newsmagazine show, has two new anchors -- Tom Brokaw and Katie Couric. In addition, the show has a new executive producer, Jeff Zucker, trading places with…
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300: Rise of an Empire1Daily:$3.9M Cumulative:$48.9M Warner Brothers -66.23%
Mr. Peabody & Sherman
Mr. Peabody & Sherman2Daily:$2.2M Cumulative:$34.4M Fox / DreamWorks Animation -77.26%
Non-Stop3Daily:$1.3M Cumulative:$53.9M Universal Pictures -67.83%