After writing checks totaling $83.4 million to the U.S. Treasury, CD Radio Inc. has been cleared by the Federal Communications Commission to launch a new satellite-delivered nationwide radio service.
There's a current fascination with all things '70s --- fashion, movies, music --- especially music.
Everybody complains about the Emmys. It's become a favorite Hollywood pastime, especially in August and September while the voting is taking place and the statues are awarded.
Warner Bros. Records Inc., the parent of the Warner Bros. and Reprise labels, has named former Virgin Records U.S. prexy/CEO Phil Quartararo to the new post of president.
When thinking of George Lucas and his famed Skywalker Ranch, film scoring is not the first thing that comes to mind. Instead, "Star Wars" images, Industrial Light & Magic and big special effects pop…
Touchstone and Caravan have made a low- against mid-six figure deal with writers David Diamond and David Weissman for the romantic comedy pitch "Coins in a Fountain."
Sony Corp., Sharp Corp. and Philips Electronics N.V. have developed a test 42-inch-wide, flat-panel PALC (plasma addressed liquid crystal display). The displays are thinner than conventional monitors.
Producers Andy Vajna and Gale Anne Hurd are now the uneasy co-owners of --- but not quite partners in --- the "Terminator" motion picture franchise.
Producers Morris Ruskin and Mary Skinner have partnered with international distribution execs Lynn Mooney and George Marinos to form Shoreline Entertainment, an independent production and foreign…
Cable's Sci-Fi Channel on Nov. 2 will participate in what it is calling the first-ever live drama simulcast on both national TV and the Internet when it airs an adaptation of the H.G. Wells tale…
A small but growing niche in the soundtrack market is the commercial release of original recordings of classic film scores. But it's only possible in rare instances when the studios have been savvy…