Congress late Friday passed President Clinton's budget reconciliation bill, thus ensuring that broadcasters and cable TV operators will be paying $ 81 million annually in new FCC "user fees."
New Line Cinema and Castle Rock Entertainment confirmed Friday they are negotiating with Turner Broadcasting System Inc. regarding a possible acquisition of the companies by Turner, but there are…
Flush with the success of Warner Bros.' "The Fugitive," Tommy Lee Jones has been offered the title role in the Ty Cobb biopic, which Ron Shelton has scripted and hopes to direct, sources say.
Uma Thurman has landed the female lead role in writer/helmer Quentin Tarantino's first major-studio vehicle, "Pulp Fiction," sources said Thursday. The pic is among the first to be distribbed under…
Universal's tale of prehistoric maneaters is now poised to become the second-highest-grossing film in initial release ever, with worldwide grosses in the first eight weeks now at $ 406.8 million.
The expected nomination of Jane Alexander today or Saturday as chair of the National Endowment for the Arts will come too late to make any difference in the agency's 1993 budgetary or reauthorization…
Add two names to the list of prospective buyers for KMPC-AM. Former KABC-TV bosses John Severino and Tom Van Amburg, operating as SeVan Broadcasting, have made a $ 20 million-plus bid for the…
Alliance Communications Corp., Canada's largest independent film and TV producer, went public Thursday. The Toronto-based company raised around $ C23.5 million ($ 18.2 million), which will be used to…
The Senate Commerce Committee this week formally received the White House nomination of Reed Hundt to serve as chairman of the Federal Communications Commission.
The combined Reed Elsevier publishing and information group performed strongly in the half year to June 30, according to interim results released Thursday.
Domestic Film DAILY
PROVIDED BY: Box Office
Dawn of The Planet of The Apes
Dawn of The Planet of The Apes1Daily:$11.1M Cumulative:$139.2M Fox -25.14%
The Purge: Anarchy
The Purge: Anarchy2Daily:$7.3M Cumulative:$29.8M Universal Pictures -23.30%
Planes: Fire and Rescue
Planes: Fire and Rescue3Daily:$4.5M Cumulative:$17.5M Disney -31.38%