New World Communications Group, which last week began trading as a publicly held company, has reportedly concluded a long-rumored deal to buy the remaining 50% of syndicator Genesis Entertainment.
After months of negotiations, Tom Pollock has signed on for five more years as executive VP of MCA Inc. and chairman of the company's motion picture division.
Film producer Jeff Apple and Carol Peters, former director of engineering at Silicon Graphics, have joined forces and formed daVinci Time & Space, a new media company that will develop interactive…
Rob Dauber and Andrew Lassner have been upped to supervising producer and coordinating producer, respectively, on "The Jane Whitney Show," the NBC daytime talkshow. The pair were previously senior…
The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences board was meeting Monday evening to vote on amending its broadcast deal to allow all four networks back into the process of televising the Prime Time Emmy…
Despite heavy reregulation and rate rollbacks ordered by the federal government, Tele-Communications Inc. reported improved financial results for 1993. It included a narrowing of net losses and a…
James Gianopulos, prexy of 20th Century Fox Intl. and Pay TV, will take over the international distribution and marketing of Fox's theatrical product after being named that division's president.
Fox's basic cable network FX is near a carriage deal with Time Warner Cable, the nation's second-largest cable operator with 7.1 million subscribers.
If Ted Turner is serious about acquiring the Home Shopping Network and the 11 UHF TV stations HSN owns through its Silver King Communications subsidiary, he will have to restructure Turner…
A million dollars ain't what it used to be. That is, unless you're an artiste who works for scale or one of those below-the-line heroes so movingly acknowledged this year at the Oscars.
Twentieth Century Fox's new family film division has purchased the spec script "Whiz Kid," with "North" star Elijah Wood attached to play a 13-year-old who accidentally becomes a genius. Eyed for a…