HIGH POINTS: The studio had one of the best years in its history, with the highest-grossing motion picture of all time in “Jurassic Park.” The studio also saw profits on “Cop and a Half,””Dragon: The…
HIGH POINTS: Purchased by Walt Disney Co. in April. Gross revenues increased from $ 72 million in 1992 to $ 109 million in 1993. “The Crying Game” did 90% of blockbuster business in 1993. Eked out…
Album sales at the nation's record stores made an expected post-holiday retreat, according to SoundScan figures, which are provided by a record label source. Most titles fell dramatically last week…
MCA TV has cleared its new syndicated fall talkshow with Suzanne Somers on New York station WCBS-TV's daytime schedule. * * * William Devane will host “Secrets Revealed,” a Dave Bell Prods. special…
HIGH POINTS: Boffo B.O. from the Bard led the list of unexpected successes at Samuel Goldwyn Co. in 1993. The clear highlight of the year for the indie came from “Much Ado About Nothing,” the lush…
The final round of nomination ballots for the 66th Academy Awards are to be sent to Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences members Friday.
Whitney Houston has been tapped to receive the Award of Merit during the American Music Awards ceremonies at the Shrine Auditorium Feb. 7.
Two first-year sitcoms have been picked up for additional episodes, with CBS giving a full-season commitment to TriStar TV's "The Nanny," while NBC confirmed punching up additional episodes of its…
Independent Artists Pictures Corp. sued Panda Pictures Inc., the startup considering taking control of Cannon Pictures Inc., for ousting it from the deal.
The National Assn. of Broadcasters has joined with other trade organizations in challenging a new law that limits the deductibility of lobbying as a business expense.