On Broadway, "lobby" is still a place to spend intermission. While legit producers and their press agents aren't above working the phones or heating up the fax machine to remind Tony Award voters of…
Spelling Entertainment Group Inc. named exec veepee Peter Bachmann president, formalizing Bachmann's role in the day-to-day management of the company. Spelling is 75% owned by Viacom Inc.
Read the book! See the movie! Compare the headaches! This summer, the book biz is facing problems that are nearly indistinguishable from those confronting the film industry.
"The Last Don" has rigged the May 12-18 primetime Nielsen numbers game in CBS' favor, but NBC still towers above the competition in the important demos thanks to "The Odyssey," which delivered a…
Environmentalists opposed to DreamWorks' Playa Vista project have called for a boycott of the Steven Spielberg-directed "The Lost World: Jurassic Park" and its product tie-ins.
Leonard Klady: Gross Behavior
DreamWorks has optioned Frederick Busch's latest novel, "Girls," for writer-director-producer Gary David Goldberg to adapt, produce and possibly helm for the nascent studio.
UCLA's Royce Hall, closed since the Northridge earthquake of 1994, will reopen April 15, 1998, with the world premiere of a collaboration between theater designer Robert Wilson and composer Philip…
The MGM Telecommunications Group, foreign TV sales arm of the studio, has tapped James Hurlock VP, sales planning and business development for the Asia Pacific region.
In honor of director Frank Capra's centennial, the newly established Silent Film Guild will present the filmmaker's 1928 comedy "That Certain Thing" on Thursday, June 5.
Stronger box office attendance pushed General Cinemas parent GC Cos. Inc. into the black in the April quarter, when it earned $1.6 million compared with a loss of $1.4 million a year earlier, the…