Capital Cities/ABC Inc. yesterday announced that its recently established Capital Cities Capital unit had made its first investment: A $ 4.75 million stake in YES! Entertainment Corp., a new…
Documentary filmmaker Mark Mori is dropping his campaign to get PBS to show his 1990 Oscar-nominated film "Building Bombs," a battle he's been waging since November. Instead, Mori announced…
The Hollywood production community is bracing for the worst as the Federal Communications Commission yesterday put some finishing touches on new financial interest and syndication rules that will be…
Goldman Sachs & Co. analyst Richard Simon lowered his investment rating on New Line Cinema Corp. to "market performer" from "trading buy."
Riding high in the saddle on Oscar winner "Unforgiven" and the increasing momentum of the Western, Warner Home Video is planning to launch four Warner Westerns and five classic episodes of TV series…
Mark Siegel unexpectedly ankled as president of Blockbuster Entertainment Corp.'s music division yesterday, just months after he assumed its helm. He is forming his own investment and consulting…
Rupert Murdoch's bid to buy the New York Post is being opposed by Rainbow Broadcasting, the L.A.-based group of Hispanic broadcasters and business leaders that has tried for more than four years to…
Academy Awards producer Gilbert Cates has blasted the political comments made on Monday night's Oscars telecast by award presenters Richard Gere, Susan Sarandon and Tim Robbins.
New high-profile, big-budget firstrun hours airing on indie stations appear to have resulted in some prime time audience defections from the network O&Os in Los Angeles, according to the demographic…
Paramount Communications said CINAR Films will produce "The Busy World of Richard Scarry," a new animated TV series based on the works of the best-selling children's author to be sold at MIP-TV.
Advances in technology are forcing the entertainment and computer companies to start poaching in each others' yard.