Microsoft Corp. officials have taken issue with Daily Variety's report Friday that Microsoft plans to shut down its popular Cinemania World Wide Web site.
Following the recent departure of Miramax execs John Logigian and Scott Greenstein, the indie powerhouse has reorganized its business and legal affairs department under its new head, Neil Sacker, who…
Columbia TriStar Television Distribution has notched another Fox O&O and another top-10 market clearance for its upcoming syndie talk-variety strip with Donny and Marie Osmond.
There was a new beat at the box office as Miramax's "Cop Land" finished first for the weekend with an estimated $12.8 million.
John Malone's Tele-Communications Inc., continuing its strategy of selling off smaller cable systems to draw down its debt, signed a partnership agreement Friday in which TCA Cable will absorb 18 TCI…
The Walt Disney Co. has developed a sudden fascination for Massachusetts politics. The reason: a bizarre controversy surrounding "A Civil Action," a movie starring John Travolta that is now in…
Overseas Film Group reported a $1.2 million net loss equal to 21¢ a share in the second quarter following writedowns on its films "The Designated Mourner," "johns" and "Jerusalem."
:New Line Cinema is sealing a deal with special effects wiz Rob Bottin to direct the much-awaited battle between Freddy Krueger, the scissor-fingered slasher of the "Nightmare on Elm Street" films…
Orion Pictures lost $25.2 million in the second quarter, the last accounting period before Orion was acquired by MGM, Orion's former parent company Metromedia Intl. Group said in a Securities…
Six months after severing ties with Arista Records, producer/songwriter Dallas Austin has emerged as co-chief of Freeworld Entertainment, a merger of his Rowdy Records banner with Volcano Records.