With its $25.3 million projected Christmas weekend opening, "Patch Adams," a movie about the healing power of laughter, brought smiles to the faces of Universal Pictures execs and helped cure the box…
NBC is shuffling its Monday sitcom sked again, pulling the plug on struggling frosh laffer "Conrad Bloom" and replacing it with sophomore sitcom "Working."
The Federal Trade Commission has pledged to take a close look at Barnes & Noble's planned $600 million acquisition of the Ingram Book Group, according to Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Ore.).
ARGENTINA“Tango”Prod’n company: Beco Films, Saura FilmsDistributor: Sony Pictures ClassicsDirector: Carlos Saura AUSTRIA“The Inheritors”(Die Siebtelbauern)Prod’n company: Dor Film Produktion…
CBS is going the extra mile for its launch of "60 Minutes II." Hoping to maximize tune-in for the newsmag spinoff's Jan. 13 premiere, Eye execs have decided to dump the web's usual underperforming…
Call it the 4% solution. Thanks to very brisk sales of soundtracks and albums from a diverse group of artists, the music industry will close 1998 with a unit increase of just over 4%.
Move over, Clara Bow. Monica Lewinsky was the "It" girl of 1998, according to two studies that tracked TV news and newsmagazine coverage during the past year.
Continuing its aggressive expansion and modernization strategy, Century Theatres last week announced it will build several additional complexes over the next two years.
Media moguls Rupert Murdoch, Silvio Berlusconi and Saudi prince Al Waleed Bin Talal are finalizing plans to pump more than $1 billion into the Munich-based Kirch Group, German weekly Focus reported…
CINE-UK has secured a deal to build a 10-screen multiplex on the island of Jersey off the south coast of England.
Rupert Murdoch's persistent efforts to enter Italy's TV arena have finally paid off as News Corp. and Italy's telco group Telecom Italia have signed a preliminary agreement to establish Italy's…