A page of music industry history was written Tuesday as Dutch-owned Polygram Records confirmed the acquisition of Motown Records for $ 301 million plus assumption of an additional $ 24 million in…
Director Jim Cameron promises that Hollywood will embrace more special effects in feature films, as high-powered computers and software becomes more widely available, easier to use and less costly.
Allegations of sexual harassment have been made against playwright Israel Horovitz by six actresses and staff members involved with Massachusetts' Gloucester Stage Company, according to a story in…
Lisa Henson, a former Warner Bros. executive veepee of production, will be announced as president of production at Columbia Pictures by the end of this week, replacing seven-year veteran Michael…
Blockbuster Entertainment Co. has come under fire over its commanding stake in Spelling Entertainment.
Julian Mounter, chief executive of satcaster Star TV for barely six months, is set to be replaced in the wake of the News Corp. takeover. An insider claims that Mounter's departure from the top post…
Two major musical hits will shutter over the Labor Day weekend, while the wandering revival of "My Fair Lady" starring Richard Chamberlain has found a Broadway home.
Robert Urich has ended a longtime association with agent Merritt Blake to move over to International Creative Management, sources said Wednesday.
Image Entertainment Inc. has turned the corner financially after skidding into the red. The Chatsworth, Calif.-based laserdisc company recorded a $ 772,680 (5 cents a share) net profit for the first…
"Small Sacrifices,""The Dead Pool" and a Barbara Walters-hosted preview of the "Turning Points" series propelled ABC to another decisive primetime Nielsens triumph and into a narrow lead in the July…
The Intl. Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees has reached an agreement in principle on a below-the-line contract for James Cameron's new big-budget action film, "True Lies."