The Southern California Assn. of Governments gave qualified support for Disneyland's $ 3 billion expansion plans, saying the proposal adequately addressed environmental concerns.
The so-called "iron rice bowl" that has nurtured and protected film producers for decades in the world's most populous country has been shattered.
Continental Cablevision Inc. completed the sale of $ 50 million of common stock to Boston Ventures, concluding the company's multistage recapitalization program.
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Wind Dancer Prods., the outfit headed by Matt Williams that's behind the ABC hit "Home Improvement," is expected to announce an exclusive deal with the network calling for at least two new series…
The second-largest vidstore chain in the nation, West Coast Video Enterprises , has emerged from Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.
A Christmas chorale made up of numerous celebrities, including Anna Maria Alberghetti, Pat Boone, Cyd Charisse, Gary Collins, Johnny Crawford, Nanette Fabray, Eva Gabor, Kathryn Grayson, Florence…
MCA TV and Lifetime cable network are working on an unprecedented deal that would funnel an off-network series, "Northern Exposure," to syndication and cable at the same time.
Discovery Communications is creating a new tech unit and expanding its business development division to capitalize on new opportunities with developing technologies.
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The films "City of Joy" and "Chaplin" have been added to the list of eligible films for the fifth annual Scripter Awards (Daily Variety, Nov. 24).