Matthews Studio Equipment Group has bumped up its Chase Manhattan Bank credit capacity from $21 million to $50 million, the company announced Friday.
The struggling "Fox After Breakfast" show is getting a morning makeover. Fox Broadcasting and producer Twentieth Television have tapped interim host Vicki Lawrence as the chatfest's permanent…
United Artists Theatre Circuit Inc., as expected, said it hired Merrill Lynch & Co. to investigate "strategic alternatives with respect to its ownership and capital structure," including a possible…
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.
It looks like a certain box office winner. In pre-production is an Arabic-lingo film about the 1981 assassination of Egyptian President Anwar Sadat.
After a career that spans three decades --- including an Oscar for "Tender Mercies" and memorable work in the first two "Godfather" pictures, "The Great Santini," "Lonesome Dove," "Network" and…
United Artists will open its first theater in Thailand on Friday. The $5 million project to build the five-screen multiplex is a joint venture called Siam UATC, in which UA, Britain's Pacific Media…
The newly relaunched Variety ShowBiz Expo New York will be held Sept. 25-27 at the Jacob K. Javits Center.
Third world and exotic fare dominated the awards at the 50th Locarno Intl. Film Festival (Aug. 6-16), where pulses were raised more by the sweltering temperatures in this Swiss-Italian lakeside…
Local news veteran Terri Merryman will join KCAL as a news anchor and correspondent starting Sept. 2.
EMI Music Publishing has tapped Steve Backer exec veep. The nod to the former Enclave G.M. significantly raises the profile of the publisher's West Coast outpost.