In a surprise move, 5-year-old Zodiac Entertainment Monday announced that founders Peter Keefe and Brian Lacey will exit the small but well-known niche player in the firstrun kids syndication…
A downtown theater and the operator of the Pasadena Playhouse have joined in a rescue attempt for the financially burdened Starlight Musical Theater.
Twentieth Century Fox Intl. TV prexy Jim Gianopulos is expected to assume the reins of the weblet's domestic pay TV and in-ternational homevideo operations early in the new year, sources said Monday.
The Film Advisory Board has given its award of excellence to Universal Pictures' "Beethoven's 2nd." The board, which gives awards in recognition of family-oriented entertainment, gave the same award…
Showtime Networks has named Jerry Offsay programming president. Offsay, who was exec VP of ABC Prods., will supervise original programming, program acquisitions, scheduling, business affairs and…
Jackie Mason specializes in politically incorrect humor. And now, he can proclaim it on Broadway.
Legendary producer Arif Mardin, whom many consider one of the fathers of the R&B sound, has been given senior VP stripes at Atlantic Records and has signed a new long-term pact, marking his 30th…
Pacific Bell said Monday it plans a communications network carrying movies on demand and other interactive programming as well as traditional telephone service to 1.3 million California homes.
For the sixth consecutive year, Jeff Margolis has been tapped to direct the telecast of the Oscars, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences said Monday.
CBS will reportedly move "In the Heat of the Night" into its vacant 9 p.m. Wednesday hour starting Jan. 12, replacing the venerable MGM TV drama with "How'd They Do That?" Thursdays at 8.
Perry Katz has been named the new marketing chief at Universal Pictures, filling a position that has been vacant since Simon Kornblit abruptly left the job in April.