Have retailers seen the future of recorded music and realized the end is near? That may account for the somewhat quiet mood here at the 35th annual National Assn. of Recording Merchandisers…
January 1993 -- Blockbuster purchases 35% of Republic Pictures Corp. for $ 25 million in cash and stock-- a 10% premium -- giving it direct access to an extensive film library.
Expect a new flurry of conjecture regarding the sale of NBC in the wake of a published report that parent General Electric is looking to spin off the network's entertainment division.
In the Feb. 25 listing of Expo '93 participants, the address and phone number of the Chicago Film Office were incorrect. The office is at 1 North LaSalle, Suite 2165, Chicago, Ill. 60602. The phone…
Germany's overladen cable network will add three more PAL channels by year's end, bringing the number of cable stations to 31, according to sources at Telekom. The only problem is that the new…
Cyril Collard, the 35-year-old French actor/director who died of AIDS complications Friday, pulled off an unpre-cedented double yesterday when his debut film, "Les Nuits Fauves," was named best…
Barry Diller is riding a winner. QVC Network Inc., which he bought a stake in late last year, closed its fiscal year ended Jan. 31 with a net income of $ 55 million ($ 1.24 a share), up from $ 19.6…
Ted Turner's Cartoon Network and TNT will launch in Europe this September as a single 24-hour service on the Astra satellite, Turner announced yesterday.
Spurred on by strong international box office, Columbia Pictures saw both "Bram Stoker's Dracula" and "A Few Good Men" surpass $ 200 million in worldwide revenues over the past weekend. In foreign…
Librarian of Congress James Billington is asking the public to submit nominations of films to be considered for inclusion on the 1993 National Film Registry.
TriStar Television confirmed late Friday that NBC has ordered six episodes of a new fall series to star Kadeem Hardison.