Polygram Records is expected to announce today it has acquired Motown Records for more than $ 300 million. Well-placed sources said the Massachusetts-based investment firm Boston Ventures will cash…
KCOP will pair Ellen Leyva, a morning anchor at CBS affil KXTV in Sacramento, with Ross Becker on its 10 p.m. news starting Aug. 30. She replaces Vicki Liviakis, who ankled three months ago to join…
The Australian Film Commission has funded two new Oz features as part of its ongoing strategy of backing a handful of lower-budgeted, innovative films each year.
Domestic Film DAILY
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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles1Daily:$7.6M Cumulative:$79.8M Paramount Pictures 13.49%
Guardians of the Galaxy
Guardians of the Galaxy2Daily:$6.6M Cumulative:$188.5M Disney 23.68%
Into the Storm
Into the Storm3Daily:$2.1M Cumulative:$21.1M Warner Brothers / New Line 21.06%
Infinity Broadcasting reported net income of $ 5.7 million (31 cents a share) for the second quarter, up more than fourfold from $ 1.2 million (7 cents) in the same period last year. Revenues were up…
Twentieth Century Fox has re-signed Paul Schiff to a three-year exclusive first-look indie film deal. In turn, Schiff has hired JoannaMilter as his new veepee of development.
"A Country Practice," one of Australia's most successful and long-running drama series, has been canceled after 12 years on the Seven Network.
Call it the Empire of the Rising Nephew. Roy E. Disney -- a major shareholder in the Walt Disney Co. who also serves as vice chairman of his late uncle's giant Burbank entertainment conglomerate…
David Simone has been promoted from veep to senior VP of business affairs at Capitol Records.
The buzzards are beginning to circle the three major new syndicated talkshow strips for 1993-94 -- King World's "The Les Brown Show," Twentieth TV's "The Bertice Berry Show" and Columbia Pictures…
Payroll director Pamela Saraceno has been promoted to veepee of payroll services for SPE Corporate Services, with responsibility for movie, television and corporate areas. Producers Bonnie Tiegel…