Suddenly, the battle against Eastern European film piracy is not the comedy of errors it always appears. At least, not in Hungary.
Buena Vista's "Indian Summer" garnered a PG-13 rating and Warner Bros.' "The Secret Garden" pulled down a G rating, according to the 1,260th bulletin from the Motion Picture Assn. of America's…
CBS has sought to comply with the Children's Television Act on behalf of its stations by acquiring "Beakman's World"-- an educational half-hour that's currently airing in firstrun syndication -- from…
British-based record distributor Tring Intl. and its sister company, Long Island Music, have sued the international music convention and exhibition MIDEM for 2 million francs.
Max Howard has been elevated to the newly created post of VP, Walt Disney feature animation Florida, where he will continue to oversee all aspects of production and administration for the animation…
The Wolper Organization and Warner Bros. TV are in the final stages of setting up a deal on two major miniseries -- a continuation of "The Thorn Birds" and a sequel to "North & South"-- with ABC, the…
New Zealand's TV3 lost sales director Cindy Mitchener last week when she resigned to join ad agency Saatchi & Saatchi as media director.
The end of the February sweeps period brought with it expected ratings declines with the exception of the tabloid magazine shows, according to Nielsen national syndication barter rankings for the…
Jay Landers, a senior A&R exec at Columbia Records, looks set to exit the label for a high-ranking talent post within the EMI Records Group, according to sources.
SOUTH BY SOUTHWEST kicks into full gear today in Austin, spawning the largest A&R feeding frenzy of the year and emptying L.A. of publicists and writers for the latter half of the week.
Rysher Entertainment has given the greenlight for fall '93 to "Wavelength" following clearances on 62 stations covering 71% of the country. The daily half-hour traveling talk/magazine strip is aimed…