In an unusual twist, a licensee for 20th Century Fox's upcoming holiday blockbuster, "Home Alone 2: Lost in New York," will try to sell its movie-inspired products--Christmas ornaments featured in…
Music biz publicist Phil Lobel is urging people in the entertainment industry to cancel their Colorado ski plans to protest the state's passage of Amendment 2 . The amendment, which was voted into…
The Plitt Amusement Company has filed a $ 5 million suit against Norman Lear's Act III Communications, charging that Act III illegally pressured its financer in the purchase of a large number of…
In a potentially crippling blow to Carsey-Werner Distribution's "You Bet Your Life," WCBS-TV in New York is expected to drop the Bill Cosby-hosted comedy gameshow from its access slot in January.
Interactive Network Inc. has lined up NBC, IBM, Cablevision Systems and two large newspaper chains to support its interactive services under a special spectrum allocated by the Federal Communications…
Turner Broadcasting's new Cartoon Network will be available for the first time in Southern California when Cencom Cable adds it to its programming lineup Dec. 1.
Intl. Family Entertainment reported net income doubled for the three months ended Sept. 30 to $ 8.1 million (27 cents per share) from $ 4.0 million (23 cents) for the prior year quarter…
NBC has pulled the plug on the ill-fated NBC midseason series "Local Heroes," starring David Keith and Bill Nunn, after producing just five of the initially ordered 13 episodes.
Sara Levinson, exec VP of MTV: Music Television, has been appointed chairperson of the Intl. Board of Distinguished Judges & Advisors of the New York Festivals Television Programming & Promotion…
The Society of Motion Picture & Television Engineers is sponsoring a seminar on direct broadcast satellite systems tonight at 8 p.m. at the Gene Autry Western Heritage Museum.
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer's third-quarter losses widened to $ 79.8 million ($ 1.33 per share) from $ 73.3 million ($ 1.22), as interest, income tax and other expenses rose, the studio reported yesterday…