Billy Crystal, looking to master his own domain of projects in Hollywood, named Lynne Boyarsky as veepee of production Tuesday for his filmmaking unit Face Prods.
Players on the Paramount lot are wondering just what Tuesday's conclusion of the Viacom deal means for their future. While they admit the worst is over for studio management, Par's cupboard is…
New Line Home Video has become the top independent home-video marketing and distribution company, reaching a year-end total of $ 170 million in sales thanks in part to its successful relationship…
FCC chairman Reed Hundt on Tuesday called Rep. Ed Markey's "V-chip" bill a "very creative proposal" for dealing with TV violence but stopped short of endorsing its passage.
Pierre Lescure, second in command at Canal Plus, is likely to accept the post of chairman when he is proposed as a replacement for Andre Rousselet at a board meeting today, the firm's spokeswoman…
NBC and ABC will air their primetime baseball games next summer on Friday and Saturday, respectively, each shoring up a traditionally weak night of programming.
Feature cutters Gene Ruggiero and Dede Allen are this year's recipients of the American Cinema Editors' Career Achievement awards, the ACE said Tuesday.
Gallic production house MK2 has created a new investment company to boost film production funding. MK2 topper Marin Karmitz, the producer of Krzysztof Kieslowski's "Three Colors" trilogy, now has…
With just three nights of the Winter Olympics counted, it's virtually a foregone conclusion that CBS has grabbed the gold for this February's sweeps.
Sen. Daniel Inouye (D-Hawaii) has sent a letter to FCC chairman Reed Hundt urging further cuts in cable TV rates and asking that the agency ensure "reasonable" pricing for basic cable service.
In a ruling last week, Sweden's Censorship Board labeled "Schindler's List" prohibited viewing for any Swede under 15 years old. United Intl.