Propelled by a socko start in Germany, "The Bodyguard" stormed overseas last week past a $ 100 million gross, while "Bram Stoker's Dracula" had an awesome opening in France.
Call it desktop filmmaking.You want a train on a towering bridge with a gorgeous valley below but you can only afford a shot of the train on a track? No problem. The computer will give you a new…
Rysher Entertainment, a relatively new, Burbank-based distribution company, will enter the National Assn. of Television Program Executives confab next week with at least three strips, four weekly…
The Australian box office in 1992 maintained the growth recorded in 1990 and 1991, posting a 2.6% increase in B.O. gross to $ A322.6 million ($ 216 million). Admissions rose only 0.5% to 45.49…
In a surprise move, UCLA announced Friday that it will buy the Westwood Playhouse and the Contempo Westwood Center building in which the theater is located. Terms of the purchase were not available.
NBC News veteran Steve Friedman, recently named exec producer of a new prime time news hour, has inked a new deal with the web, keeping him under the Peacock's watch for another three years.
Claster Television has licensed the new "Pink Panther" animated strip to six Chris-Craft/United stations. The strip will play in the stations' 7-9 a.m. weekday slots rather than the more heavily…
Home Box Office not only continued its domination of cable's most prestigious awards over the weekend--it extended it.
Three former high-ranking Viacom exex have formed Tele-Film Entertainment, which will specialize in domestic TV syndication on behalf of outside producers and later expand into firstrun projects of…
The fourth edition of the Palm Springs Intl. Film Festival honored Italian movie star Marcello Mastroianni with its first Distinguished International Filmmaker Award at the fest-closing gala Saturday…
How hungry were audiences for new films? Well, judging by the performance of the three national debuts over the Martin Luther King holiday weekend, voracious.