A 90-minute documentary on writer Samuel Beckett, titled "Waiting for Beckett ," will be shown Feb. 5 at the American Film Institute Video Festival.
Some 50 constitutional scholars fired off a letter to Attorney General Janet Reno, FCC chairman Reed Hundt and members of Congress on Wednesday warning that pending anti-violence legislation violates…
Where's Oprah? The conspicuous absence of the top-rated talker from NATPE has set the rumor mill spinning and raised questions about the state of Oprah Winfrey's relationship with King World Prods.…
Walt Disney Pictures has reached an agreement in principle with screenwriters Michael Hacker and Jeff Miller for the spec screenplay "Ironmen," which appears headed for fast-track development by…
Pamela Cherney has been promoted to treasurer of MCA Inc. after having served as assistant treasurer since 1988.
In a stunning turnaround, the board of governors of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences voted unanimously Tuesday night to maintain Oscar categories for short documentaries and live-action…
The Associated Press will offer international video news, called APTV, starting Nov. 1, providing feeds to TV news organizations around the world and competition with CNN for that market.
Buena Vista Television has reached second-year renewal deals with five of the six NBC O&Os for the weekly advocacy newsmag "The Crusaders," but sources say the syndicator is holding off on a deal…
Westwood One Inc., without admitting guilt, settled charges with the Securities and Exchange Commission that it fraudulently misstated financial statements in 1987 and 1988.
L.A. audiences love "Les Miserables," so much so that the Jan. 17 6.6 quake that devastasted so much of the area did not veer audiences from setting new house records in Pasadena.