The claim that Gene Roddenberry said the original "Star Trek" TV show had not turned a profit until 1985 was made by his ex-wife, Eileen, during testimony in her suit against Norway Corp., her late…
The clutch of Academy Award nominations for "Howards End" and "The Crying Game" are paying immediate box office dividends overseas, and "Unforgiven" is positioned to get a similar boost in Australia…
Broadcast management veteran Anthony Cassara has been appointed president of the Paramount Stations Group, reporting to Paramount Domestic Television prexy Steve Goldman.
After scanning last week's box office returns, Jim Jimirro is in the unique position of heaving a sigh of relief and quickly thinking about the next toga party.
France's giant Chargeurs group, one of the main partners in satellite web BSkyB, is negotiating to take a 20% stake in Canal Satellite -- the Canal Plus subsidiary that manages the 10-channel…
Still seeking a new identity as prizes are awarded today, the Berlin film fest picked up somewhat toward the end with a couple of stronger competition offerings, most notably the U.S./Taiwan…
Results posted last week by French media giant Havas underline the seriousness of the economic recession in Europe. Havas, with stakes in Canal Plus, broadcaster CLT and a host of leading advertising…
CBS could announce as early as today that it has set the Ed Sullivan Theatre as the home of the David Letterman program when the comedian/host moves to the network later this year.
Steven Spielberg's "The Family Dog" may nearly be housebroken. CBS Entertainment president Jeff Sagansky said the long-anticipated animated program will pinch-hit during the spring as a series of…
EDDIE MURPHY realizes the world isn't holding its breath waiting for his new Motown album. And that's just the way he wants it.
Russell T. Lewis has been appointed president and general manager of the New York Times, publisher Arthur Sulzberger Jr. announced yesterday.