Meredith Corp. has emerged as the winner of a bidding contest for four TV stations owned by First Media Television, snapping up the outlets for $435 million in cash and debt.
Samaria Graham plays the role of the mistress in the Hudson Avenue Theater's production of "The Talented Tenth." Juanita Jennings plays Rowena. The actresses were misidentified in Wednesday's review.
The B.O. battle for Super Bowl weekend preeminence began well before kickoff time Sunday, as five films vied for the three-day championship atop a generally listless theatrical marketplace.
The American Jewish Committee paid tribute to Steven Spielberg on Jan. 23 at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel in Beverly Hills.
Matthew Kearns, director of international business affairs, has been upped to vice president of business affairs for Columbia TriStar Television's children's programming unit.
British cinema admissions rose 8% in 1996 to 123.5 million, according to figures published by the Cinema Advertising Assn.
Alliance Communications has ambitious plans to grab a slice of the booming film action in the U.K.
Infomercial marketer Guthy-Renker Corp. has tapped a key exec from rival National Media Corp. to shepherd its international expansion.
The Laugh Factory comedy club and New York-based Network Event Theater Inc. have pacted to broadcast a series of live standup shows to college campuses across the country.
Sony Pictures Classics co-presidents Michael Barker, Tom Bernard and Marcie Bloom are in final talks to renew their contracts with corporate parent Sony Pictures Entertainment, Sony sources said…