NAME: Alan W. Livingston. DESCRIPTION: Former CEO of Capitol Records. LAST SEEN: Running an animation studio in China. One might associate the 75-year-old Alan W. Livingston with the rags-to-riches…
The collapse of a fledgling theatrical presenting company in Beantown has left the Boston and Philadelphia runs of "Crazy for You" without a local presenter. Nevertheless, the runs will take place…
For all the hyperbole about superhighways and megamergers, Time Warner Inc. provided a reminder last week that much of the future rides on a bunch of techies wearing white lab coats.
Roger Ebert and Gene Siskel, co-hosts of television's syndicated "Siskel & Ebert & the Movies," were interviewed by Jerry Roberts in connection with the fifth EDI Gold Reel awards at NATO/ShoWest in…
The spread of news shows on primetime TV is the latest bad news for producers of longform TV dramas. Expensive one-hour series, telepics and minis have been a tough sell for a few years.
Many television markets are suffering through ratings wars, but in Spain the networks have declared war on ratings.
In light of such recent infopike obstacles as Time Warner's announcement of technological glitches in its Full Service Network, many have been sounding the death knell of the info superhighway.
While Europe's national film cultures buckle before the industrial might of Hollywood, European money and talent nonetheless are carving out an increasingly prominent role in the international movie…
"Jurassic Park" made millions of dollars for director Steven Spielberg, but in Europe it's "Schindler's List" which is making him friends.
And now, back to our regularly scheduled programs ... With the Winter Olympics finally over, the network schedule returned to seminormal, though some sweeps stunts remained.
Summer may be several blizzards away in most of the country, but the major studios are already seeing green as they plot the domestic release of some 60 films during the lucrative period between…