MovieFone Inc. has tapped Jay Mattlin, former director of news audience research at NBC, to expand its own film research efforts.
The $14.3 million opening gambit of Polygram Film's "The Game" led the top 60 films to a $53.7 million weekend total.
The emotional experience of playing a slave in her upcoming feature "Beloved" helped convince Oprah Winfrey, arguably the highest-paid person in TV, to keep her day job for another two seasons.
After "Frasier" earned the comedy-series Emmy for the fourth year running, NBC's backstage officials immediately exclaimed that it was the first show in Emmy history to be so honored in four…
Dennis Adomaitis has been promoted to exec VP of international operations of Warners Bros. Studio Stores.
Universal Pictures has outbid the field for rookie scribe Geoff Rodkey's sports comedy spec script "Dave the Ox," with a mid-six-figure buy, sources said Monday.
In a frantically busy weekend frame overseas, "Men in Black" notched stupendous preems in Germany, Austria and Australia, "The Lost World: Jurassic Park's" cume topped $300 million, and "Face/Off"…
Latin American net Locomotion Channel launched Monday in Europe as part of the basic 35-channel package on Spain's Via Digital DTH platform.
The Internet has already been christened the next mass medium, but even with upwards of an estimated 30 million American consumers surfing the web every day, the online world has yet to attract…
"Candle in the Wind 1997," Elton John's tribute to Diana, Princess of Wales, has become the fastest-selling single of all time in the U.K., selling 600,000 copies --- all that were available --- in…