Michael Phillips is the new L.A. Times theater critic. Phillips, 37, is currently drama critic for the St. Paul Pioneer Press.
Screenwriters for "A Civil Action," "Gods and Monsters," "Primary Colors," "A Simple Plan" and "The Thin Red Line" have been nominated for USC's Scripter Award, which honors the best realization of a…
Basic cable networks continued their steady, year-by-year climb as a category in the Nielsen ratings, shooting up another 2.8 million homes in 1998 to reach a record average of 22.7 million…
Domestic box office racked up its biggest single-year gain of the 1990s, posting an estimated $6.86 billion, or 10% boost, in 1998.
Kushner-Locke Co. announced late Tuesday that its losses in the fiscal year ened Sept. 30 widened 45% to $6.3 million, while revenues gained 33% to $75.8 million.
The two top executives at Walt Disney Co.'s ESPN Networks have moved up a notch. Steve Bornstein has been upped from president to chairman, and George Bodenheimer has moved from executive VP of sales…
Columbia Artists Management Inc. (CAMI) has dropped out of the Sopwith Camel, leaving Fox Theatricals and an associate producer to finance the Broadway-bound revival of "You're a Good Man, Charlie…
EMI executive chairman Colin Southgate may not assume the role of non-exec chair at the music major once a new chief exec is in place next spring.
The execution of national hero Jose Rizal in 1896 sparked the Philippine Revolution two years later, leading to independence from Spain, even though the Philippines fell under American rule in the…
Pointing to Tuesday's victory in a Delaware federal court, Playboy Television topper Jim English wants to get a running start when it comes to gaining back ground in the 14 million homes where…
Boosted by the turbulent bull market, biz news cabler CNBC turned in a boffo Nielsen performance in 1998.