The standing-room-only Trade Forum (Oct. 2-4) at the Vancouver Intl. film festival (Oct. 2-18) has set a precedent. Rather than being a mundane how-to sesh for budding writers, some 15 panels…
Despite Congress' vote to regulate the cable industry on Monday, the set-back had little effect on the company stocks.
Viacom Intl. is entering the interactive arena with the creation of its own New Media group. The cable programmer has appointed Michele DiLorenzo, formerly VP business development at its MTV channel…
Showtime has ordered another 20 half-hours of the erotic "Red Shoe Diaries."
Bobby Herbeck has signed a deal with 20th Century Fox to create projects based upon the highly successful Frog T-shirt characters. Under terms of the deal negotiated by the William Morris Agemcy…
Actress Kristy McNichol won't fly the coop exactly, but she will be taking an open-ended hiatus from the veteran NBC series "Empty Nest," exec producer Tony Thomas confirmed yesterday.
NBC has given full-season pickups to its Sunday block of "Secret Service" and "I Witness Video" and confirmed a major deal with Universal and Amblin TV on "Sea Quest," a sci-fi adventure series…
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences in December and February will distribute to its L.A.-area members a master calendar of special screenings of all films eligible for Oscar nominations…
Anticipating expansion in international markets, Time Life Inc. will announce today a commitment to spend $30 million over the next four years on original non-fiction programming.
The Dallas movie review board reversed itself yesterday and rated "Sarafina!" suitable for young viewers. The panel decided last week that the Hollywood Pictures release, rated PG-13, was too violent…
Domestic Film WEEKEND OF
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300: Rise of an Empire
300: Rise of an Empire1Weekend:$45.1M
Mr. Peabody & Sherman
Mr. Peabody & Sherman2Weekend:$32.5M
Non-Stop3Weekend:$15.4M Universal Pictures