Backed up by a plethora of stars and a half-finished product reel, Paramount brass presented an optimistic face at a dinner Wednesday highlighted by surprise guest George Lucas presenting the…
Joan Plowright has signed to topline in "Hotel Sorrento," director Richard Franklin's feature film based on the eponymous 1990 Australian Writers' Guild award-winning play by Hannie Rayson.
Viacom Inc. said Thursday it has secured the expected $ 1.25 billion investment from its intended merger partner, Blockbuster Entertainment, enabling the cable programmer to acquire Paramount…
In a boost for broadcasters, the Clinton administration has signaled support for a plan permitting TV and radio stations to use part of their spectrum for data transmission and other new business…
Hungary's state radio touched off a political firestorm March 4 by announcing the dismissals of 129 employees, mainly journalists.
Rising cable access fees and expansion costs chipped away at ValueVision International's fourth quarter profit, which dropped 9% to $ 126,840 or 1 cents per share after investment gains despite a…
While the success of "Ace Ventura: Pet Detective" has certainly helped raise the stock of its star, Jim Carrey, it's also turned the film's creative consultant, Steve Oedekerk, into one of the…
The panel discussion Thursday at NATO/ShoWest was portentously titled "Theatrical Exhibition in the 21st Century: Will Movie Theatres Crash on the Information Superhighway." But it was such mundane…
Harvey Comics Entertainment, whose characters include hot movie properties such as Casper the Friendly Ghost and Richie Rich, more than doubled its losses in the fourth quarter as revenue fell 26%…
With the Olympics over, relative normalcy returned to daytime and fringe ratings during the Feb. 28-March 4 week, though CBS seemed to be experiencing a mild, pleasant Olympic hangover.