Giant Pictures director of development Matthew Baer has been boosted to veepee of production as a result of his involvement in such projects as "The Fountainhead,""Hurricane Carter" and…
New FCC chairman James Quello and Ogilvy & Mather Worldwide prexy Charlotte Beers are among the latest industry toppers to join the roster for the showbiz conference "The Business of Entertainment…
TriStar Television confirmed late Friday that NBC has ordered six episodes of a new fall series to star Kadeem Hardison.
"I'm singing better now than I ever have in my life," said Glen Campbell, whose debut Liberty Records album, "Somebody Like That," hits stores this week.
Tim Allen will emcee the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences' 14th annual College TV Awards presentation Sunday at the BevHilton Hotel. Presenters will include actors Hector Elizondo, Faith Ford…
ABC laid off an undetermined number of employees Friday in the wake of a buyout offer extended to non-union employees last December.
Music entrepreneur Irving Azoff's Giant Pictures is negotiating a deal with Warner Bros. for the remake of Ayn Rand's "The Fountainhead," the company confirmed Friday.
Two American musicals, Rodgers & Hammerstein's "Carousel" and the Gershwin work "Crazy for You," dominated the 1993 Laurence Olivier Award nominations yesterday.
The National Assn. of Recording Merchandisers board has recommended the acousto-magnetic source tagging of EAS, ending a years-long debate on the anti-theft devices.
Orion Pictures Corp. has named WPP Group's J. Walter Thompson agency to handle all network and spot media placement for its theatrical division account, which includes the launch of 10 films slated…
The cable industry may be going high tech soon, but it's getting its share of dropouts, too. Some operators are choosing to cash out rather than make the substantial investment necessary to…