Producer Walter Parkes and his partner/wife, Laurie MacDonald, have closed a deal to move over to Steven Spielberg's Amblin Entertainment. Parkes is taking the prexy spot that has been empty since…
British cinema admissions for the first nine months of 1993 were 20% higher than in the same period last year, according to the Cinema Advertising Assn.
Interactive Network Inc. signed a one-year interactive TV advertising research and development agreement with Chrysler Corp. Interactive, which allows subscribers to compete against one another…
Erich von Stroheim, the legendary Austrian pioneer on both sides of the silent screen, will be honored with a retrospective at the 1994 Berlin Intl. Film Festival, the fest announced Monday.
Sensing a void in U.S. telecommunications policy, the Clinton administration is planning to submit its own "information superhighway" legislation to Congress.
QVC Network Inc. and BellSouth Corp. were negotiating Monday over a $ 1.5 billion investment, which analysts said could help QVC play an all-cash trump card in the bidding war for Paramount…
In a housecleaning reeking of Ted Turner's apple-pie influence, New Line Cinema has gutted its West Coast production office, firing veepees Aaron Meyerson, Philip Goldfine and Kevin Moreton, sources…
CNN is increasing its commitment to Hong Kong, according to president Tom Johnson, who is visiting the colony for the launch of Wharf Cable.
Rep. Jack Brooks (D-Texas) has expressed skepticism over the recent wave of media mergers and has given antitrust regulators his blessing to nix the deals.
The Nostalgia Network, the financially troubled cable channel being fought over by Pat Robertson and Rev. Sun Myung Moon, said Monday that it has received additional offers, including one that would…
Hollywood Pictures is in final negotiations with TV producer Joshua Brand to helm producer Mark Gordon's "Pyromaniacs: A Love Story," edging out some top feature directors, sources said Monday.