In an otherwise slow week, piano man Billy Joel maintained his hold on the peak of the nation's album sales chart, while upstart rock group Blind Melon continued its march toward the top.
A few days after alleged madam Heidi Fleiss stole the media spotlight from more than a dozen celebrities at the Comedy Hall of Fame taping, inquiring minds want to know: Will she figure into the…
PRODUCTION CHART KEY Abbreviation: SUPR EXP-Supervising executive producer(s); EXP-Executive producer(s); COEXP-Co-executive producer(s); SUPR PROD-Supervising producer(s); PROD-Producer(s)…
Arthur Hiller will be the key speaker at the upcoming Cineposium, the annual meeting of the Assn. of Film Commissioners Intl., which will be held Sept. 16-20 at the Universal Hilton Hotel.
Hailing the arrival of a "new technological revolution" with the advent of digital broadcasting, Rupert Murdoch Wednesday unveiled a series of deals designed to keep his News Corp. empire firmly in…
Despite a spate a scandals to titilate the tabloids, Twentieth TV's "A Current Affair" suffered a setback in the Nielsen national syndication barter rankings for the week ended Aug. 22.
As forecast, it's American year at the Venice Film Festival. The U.S. made a mighty entry as the curtain rang up on the 50th meet, raising filmgoers' temperatures with Martin Scorsese's "The Age of…
The Reed Midem Organization has named CLT president Gaston Thorn its Mipcom Man of the Year.
Warner Bros. has completed the process of combining network production units Lorimar and Warner Bros. TV, resulting in the departure of about two dozen of the latter's estimated 100 employees.
ABC affiliates will get a second look this week at the controversial drama series "NYPD Blue," with the second episode and revised pilot (minus 15 seconds in a sex scene) being fed to stations…