After three months of desperately trying to consummate its proposed marriage to Viacom Inc., the board of Paramount Communications Tuesday put the entertainment giant up for auction.
NBC's web premiere of "Home Alone" brought the network even with CBS for the Nov. 22-28 primetime Nielsens week, giving NBC its first share of the Nielsens lead since the NBA Playoffs last June.
Hollywood classics, independent features, documentaries, animation and experimental work comprised the fifth annual honor roll of the National Film Registry announced Tuesday.
EMI Music upped Knox Millar to senior VP, human resources, effective Jan. 1. Millar, who will be based in New York, replaces ankling Ed Piccolino, who will continue to consult for the company. * * *…
Owners of 22,000 satellite dishes in Sabah and Sarawak will be issued notices early next year to dismantle their sets.
France's former communications minister Catherine Tasca has been appointed president of Canal Plus' African subsid Canal Horizons.
Director Robert Ellis Miller has optioned movie rights to Michael O'Rourke's fantasy novel "Darkling," about an ancient, shadowy creature that attempts to corrupt the soul of a war correspondent. The…
Hughes Aircraft Co. announced a five-year contract to supply BellSouth Corp. with a cellular telephone networking system. The deal, estimated at $ 400 million, will cover 54 cities across the South…
Music industry stalwarts Aretha Franklin, Artur Rubenstein and Bill Evans have been named Lifetime Achievement Award recipients by the National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences, while jazz…
First there was "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles." Now comes "Mutant League," which Claster Television has announced as a new firstrun animated weekly series for fall 1994.
A Colorado judge Tuesday declared unconstitutional the infamous Amendment 2 that banned gay-rights laws and provoked a star-led national boycott.