The Los Angeles Film Critics Assn. is protesting a decision by the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts & Sciences to drop live-action shorts and short docus as Oscar categories, calling the move "totally…
Just 11 months after joining American Film Technologies Inc., president and CEO Joseph Taritero has left the company.
Fox Broadcasting affiliates and the Fox program "America's Most Wanted" are teaming with the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children to help locate missing kids.
Capital Cities/ABC has taken a significant step toward establishing its next generation of management by promoting ABC Entertainment president Robert A. Iger to president of the ABC TV Network Group…
Roy Acuff, hailed as "the king of country music" during 54 years on the Grand Ole Opry, and founder of one of country music's largest publishing companies, died here yesterday from congestive heart…
Westinghouse Electric Corp. is staying in the broadcast business.
NO BOOKIE, NO LOOKIE: Rumors were flying yesterday that Joe Roth, using his relationship with the author of "Rising Sun," had made a preemptive buy of Michael Crichton's soon-to-be-published novel…
A multimillion-dollar suit filed by the California State Attorney General's office against an Orange County commercial fund-raiser has netted some unwitting entertainment people in the process.
The Film Information Council has singled out "A River Runs Through It" for its second monthly award honoring excellence in film marketing.
David Cronenberg's "Naked Lunch" made a clean sweep of the Nov. 22 Genie Awards--the Canadian equivalent of the Oscars--taking eight prizes, including best picture for producers Jeremy Thomas and…
Disney reported record revenues for fiscal 1992 (Daily Variety, Nov. 20); its record net income, $ 824 million, was recorded in 1990. The director of the Witt-Thomas Films project "Man-Plus" was…