"E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial" has brought its healing touch to CBS, allowing the Eye web to quickly recover from a disappointing November sweeps and snap ABC's four-week prime time Nielsen winning…
A member of the Screen Actors Guild has filed suit against the U.S. Secretary of Labor, charging that his rights were violated in SAG's 1991 elections.
Scott Solomon has been tapped director of development for Don Simpson/Jerry Bruckheimer Films, which is based at Disney under an overall production deal.
Columbia Pictures will screen "A Few Good Men" in a worldwide premiere Dec. 11 to coincide with the opening of the movie in the United States and Canada.
The Rev. Donald Wildmon and his American Family Assn. have intensified their attack on Hollywood, launching a costly nationwide ad campaign that chastises the industry for "an endless stream of films…
A consortium of Taiwanese and South Korean businesses are in negotiations with several U.S. majors to put up cash for territorial rights to slates of pictures as well as an equity stake in those…
Skouras Pictures, aiming to step up domestic distribution, has promoted Jeff Holmes to executive vice president and chief operating officer. Company prez/CEO Dimitri (Tom) Skouras made the…
The Corp. for Public Broadcasting is considering funding programs that will counterbalance more provocative "point-of-view" shows that air on the Public Broadcasting System and National Public Radio…
Some of Australia's independent exhibitors are again criticizing U.S. studio-based distribs about alleged unfair trading practices, principally the increasing use of so-called no-share policies.
Tom Mazza has been promoted to senior VP, current programs, at Paramount Network TV, overseeing all series produced by the division, reporting to exec VP of creative affairs John Symes.
Former TriStar production topper Stephen Randall has been hired as president of the new, deep-pocketed development company Cinema Line Films.