Television could be the lifeboat that American democracy needs, if broadcasters would agree to air campaign commercials for free, Vice President Al Gore said at Wednesday's opening meeting of a…
The American Film Marketing Assn. this year will make its first appearance at the Mip Asia TV market, underlining increased interest among film companies for the main television marts. The market…
Irene Jacob, Rob Morrow and John Hurt will topline "Magic," the first pic on a slate that producer Harris Tulchin is shopping around Mifed.
Elliot Slutzky has joined Miramax Films as senior vice president and general sales manager, the company announced Wednesday during its luncheon at ShowEast.
Officially Mifed still has two days to run, but in reality the serious trading ended Wednesday as the big buyers prepared to leave town and the leading sales companies hustled to close their final…
Thanksgiving is still a month away, but the exhibitors gathered at the 13th annual ShowEast convention are already counting their blessings.
Prague Film Enterprises is crying foul after Polish director Wiktor Grodecki allegedly snatched five copies of his own first feature film, "Mandragora," canceled the its skedded premiere and arranged…
Teenage sensation LeAnn Rimes returned to the top spot on the nation's album sales chart as the late John Denver ended a 15-year absence from the listing, according to sales data released Wednesday.
In a brouhaha rife with legal entanglements and bad blood, MTV Networks Inc. has terminated its association with Rich Cronin --- the Nick at Nite senior VP and G.M., and TV Land prexy --- after it…
A week before Halloween, Dr. Death speaks out! In connection with HBO's airing next month of the docu "Calling Dr. Kevorkian: A Date With Dr. Death," the usually press-shy physician and his attorney…
Facing stiff World Series competition, ABC's premiere of the Tuesday 8:30 p.m. Tim Curry sitcom "Over the Top" placed third in households and fell 14% below the net's timeslot debut last season in…