DirecTV, the largest satellite distributor of cable networks, pay-per-view movies and out-of-market sports, has concluded deals with two Baby Bells, Bell Atlantic and SBC Communications, to help ramp…
Barry Diller has engineered his first major move as head of USA Networks, consolidating the programming, marketing and promotion of the four cable networks in his portfolio: USA, Sci-Fi Channel, Home…
Sharon Lee Kaiser, a former Mickey Mouse Club Mouseketeer, died Jan. 6 of cancer at Long Beach Memorial Hospital. She was 56.
The WB network has renewed three dramas for next season: "Buffy The Vampire Slayer," "Dawson's Creek" and "7th Heaven."
Warner Bros.' "Dangerous Beauty" conquered the exclusive box office throne in its second weekend.
The newly constituted CNBC Asia business channel has brought back live programming from CNBC in the U.S. after promising virtually all Asian coverage when it launched earlier this month.
Universal Family & Home Entertainment Production has tapped Bob Rubin exec VP.
Radio legend Casey Kasem, who has been separated from his syndicated radio countdown program title "American Top 40" for the past several years due to ownership issues, has been reunited with the…
Walter Blake, a former film studio art director who later served as an associate producer, died Jan. 1 of natural causes at the Motion Picture & Television Hospital in Woodland Hills. He was 94.
Looking to feed the voracious appetite of the newly formed Fox Family Channel, Saban Pictures Intl. has boosted its acquisitions war chest to $60 million for 1998.
Desda Slottow, a former longtime employee of Warner Bros. Studios, died Jan. 29 of natural causes in a Santa Monica convalescent hospital. She was 82.