Spain's new sleeping giant has suddenly begun to stir. In a dramatic, unexpected raid in July 1997, Spanish telco Telefonica bought up a controlling 25% in Spain's top-rating private TV channel…
Abe Haberman, a longtime film and TV makeup artist, died Dec. 30 of heart failure at his home in North Hollywood. He was 88.
CBS Evening News anchor Dan Rather will be pulling double duty in Japan next month. Rather will join CBS Sports' Olympic host Jim Nantz as co-host of the Opening Ceremony at the 1998 Olympic Winter…
Adhering to the gospel of TV "branding," Paxson Communications said its 70-plus TV stations will incorporate "PX" into their call letters.
The soap opera world is in a lather over allegations of dirty tricks involving the voting for the upcoming Soap Opera Digest awards.
Sony Pictures Classics co-presidents Michael Barker, Tom Bernard and Marcie Bloom kicked off 1997 by renewing their contracts with corporate parent Sony Pictures Entertainment for another five years.
The Slamdance Film Festival has added Chris Chan Lee's "Yellow" to its feature competition and has added three special screenings to its lineup.
Mildred (Mickey) Feeley Kennedy Branson, a former vaudeville and night club singer, died Jan. 6 of natural causes in Beverly Hills, age unreported.
Sustaining a level of holding power unseen in recent years, Paramount and 20th Century Fox's "Titanic" churned out $28.7 million in its fourth weekend, a slight increase over its opening frame.
Kids' WB presented its 1998-99 sked for advertisers Monday at an upfront presentation during which execs predicted sharp ratings improvements as the netlet expands its distribution.