Repre-sentatives of the Writers Guild of America East and Capital Cities/ABC are scheduled to open negotiations on a new contract to succeed the current three-year pact, which expires on Feb. 1, 1993.
The first signs of holiday box office bah-humbug blew in like an ill wind this past weekend with chilly debuts for three films, Fox's "Toys," Paramount's "Leap of Faith" and Warner Bros.' "Forever…
The death yesterday of Steven J. Ross not only ends one of the more legendary careers in show business, it also throws an element of uncertainty into the future of Time Warner Inc. Although Ross'…
War has been declared on the Pasadena Playhouse, as the executive board of the Society of Stage Directors & Choreographers has decided to strike the theater and its corporate controller, the Theatre…
The Federal Communications Commission Friday levied a record $ 600,000 fine against Infinity Broadcasting Corp. in connection with allegedly indecent broadcasts made by deejay Howard Stern, and said…
Larry Bennett has bought back control of the company he founded in 1984, vidcassette manufacturer Premiere Video Duplicators. Although deal was made in November, terms haven't been disclosed.
King World Prods. is repurchasing up to 2 million of its common shares, or about 11% of its total, for about $ 112 million. The move makes sense, given KW's excess cash hoard, says its chief…
The quarterly expiration of futures and options sent stocks rocketing Friday and pumped up the trading volume on the New York Stock Exchange to its highest level since October 1989.
Live Entertainment Inc. on Friday began mailing to some stockholders a prospectus, consent solicitation, proxy statement and solicitation of prepackaged plan acceptances to implement exchange offers…
A photography book that will raise money for AIDS services features pix of Ann-Margret, Nicholas Cage, Cher, Jamie Lee Curtis and Shirley MacLaine in their homes.
Exhibs worldwide are set to end the year on a joyously high note with "Home Alone 2: Lost in New York,""The Bodyguard,""Beauty and the Beast" and other crowd pullers.