Wang Xue Xian, the consul general and ambassador of the People's Republicof China, got his first taste of a Hollywood mixer Monday night--at a dinner honoring the Chinese Film Delegation at his own…
Claims against NSB Corp., the former Hemdale Film Corp., continued to mount yesterday as the three Hollywood guilds and Oak Prods. Inc. joined the involuntary bankruptcy petition against the company…
Hollywood lobbyist Jack Valenti remained silent yesterday in the aftermath of Congress' override of President Bush's cable veto, while broadcasters were gloating over the victory and bureaucrats were…
Week two of the prime time Nielsens season has gone to CBS in a big way.
The standing-room-only Trade Forum (Oct. 2-4) at the Vancouver Intl. film festival (Oct. 2-18) has set a precedent. Rather than being a mundane how-to sesh for budding writers, some 15 panels…
New Culture Network has emerged as cable's latest wannabe programming service , planned as a niche showcase for indie American and international feature films , documentaries and shorts.
Paramount Pictures chairman Brandon Tartikoff will deliver the opening keynote address at the 1993 National Assn. of Television Program Executives confab in San Francisco. The theme for the…
Richard Lewis is developing a new sitcom for Fox Broadcasting Co. that would star Lewis and Don Rickles, to be produced by 3 Arts Entertainment in association with HBO Independent Prods.
Former NBC correspondent Arthur Kent is back in the field somewhere in the former Yugoslav republic of Bosnia-Herzegovina, his agent said yesterday.
Tired of paying high workers' compensation taxes, more than 70 California-based post-production facilities have united to begin actively lobbying state legislators and the Dept. of Insurance, seeking…
Despite Congress' vote to regulate the cable industry on Monday, the set-back had little effect on the company stocks.