Japanese movie theater attendance is expected to break the 150 million mark in 1997 for the first time in 11 years. Several doemstic hits, a strong slate of imports and an emerging multiplex boom are…
ABC's "Prime Time Live" is making headlines as well as reporting the news -- again. Mum was the word at the network Tuesday about a $3 million suit filed Nov. 24 by three New Jersey police officers…
To paraphrase the tagline for Dimension's upcoming "Scream 2," Hollywood may have taken its love of sequels too far.
CBS is back on Wall Street. Just two years after Westinghouse Electric Corp. acquired the Eye web and removed its ticker symbol from the New York Stock Exchange, Westinghouse formally changed its…
Paul Reubens will take on a new alter ego, along with a wife, for an NBC variety show expected to bow next year.
Nomura Capital has named Neil Sacker exec veep of the Entertainment Finance Group. In the newly created post, the former Miramax Films exec will be charged with overseeing the day-to-day dealmakings…
KCBS won the battle of the headlines with its much-hyped (and never-ending) series on unsanitary conditions at L.A. County restaurants, but KNBC ultimately trounced KCBS and everyone else in scoring…
Universal Pictures has acquired the film rights to journo Barry Siegel's recent Los Angeles Times' series about the unprecedented federal proceedings that set free a convicted "trailer trash"…
Nicole Kidman, who currently is completing work on Stanley Kubrick's "Eyes Wide Shut," will accept the Golden Lion for career achievement being awarded to the director Sept. 6 during the…
Hoping to create a brand name that has instant cachet among baby boomers and the intellectual set, PBS is getting into the music business by launching a record label.
By adding Paramount Pictures to their latest "hit list," VH1's "Pop-Up Video" creators are now stirring up trouble on both coasts and across media lines.