Looking to feed the voracious appetite of the newly formed Fox Family Channel, Saban Pictures Intl. has boosted its acquisitions war chest to $60 million for 1998.
Desda Slottow, a former longtime employee of Warner Bros. Studios, died Jan. 29 of natural causes in a Santa Monica convalescent hospital. She was 82.
February shattered the record books with a powerful $466.8 million box office, exceeding last year's former heights by 20%. It was Paramount's "Titanic" that ruled the waves of moviegoers…
If there was ever any doubt, President Clinton has made it clear that he wants to use the FCC to bypass Congress when it comes to the White House-backed proposal for broadcasters to give free airtime…
ABC has struck a licensing deal with MGM Worldwide TV Group to air six of its films on the network --headed by the blockbuster comedy "The Birdcage" -- in a transaction estimated at about $25 million.
CBS News has tapped Andrew Cohen senior producer of "This Morning."
In Poland, rock 'n' roll 'TV is a private business. Pubcaster TVP, which has taken big hits from Polsat, lost another, if lesser, battle with private broadcasters in late February when Tylko Muzyka…
Olive Brasno Wayne, a midget actress who worked with a number of top entertainment luminaries during the 1930s, died Jan. 25 of heart failure at a hospital in Lakeland, Fla. She was 80. Born in Old…
New Line Television has tapped former ABC exec Tom Campbell as senior VP of development and production in an effort to broaden the company's development slate and boost its profile in Hollywood.
R “Breast Men” (HBO Home Video); “for sexuality and nudity, language and drug use.” “Character” (Sony Pictures Classics); “for violence.” “Don King: Only In America” (HBO Home Video); “for strong…