A wave of heavy selling hit the stock market yesterday, with the Dow Jones Industrials Average quickly plunging by more than 100 points before bargain-hunters emerged and erased most of the losses.
ABC confirmed yesterday that later this month it will begin testing a new late night program hosted by Robin Leach and Rae Dawn Chong that will mix entertainment and a direct marketing concept.
Turner Broadcasting System is expected to eliminate as many as 50 to 75 TV post-production staffers at Hanna-Barbera Inc. on Nov. 1 and farm the work to outside firms.
While the director's cut of "Blade Runner" continued to occupy the top spot among films in exclusive release in New York, "Of Mice and Men" in its opening frame knocked the sci-fier out of the No. 1…
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An obviously uncomfortable Jay Leno appeared before Academy of Television Arts & Sciences luncheon-goers and scores of media yesterday, saying he wants to bury the hatchet in the late-night booking…
As expected, shareholders of Charter Co. voted yesterday to approve a name change for the corporation to Spelling Entertainment Group Inc.
HOME ALONE IN PAJAMAS: Warner Bros. has blanketed rights to the Broadway musical "The Pajama Game" for writerdirectorproducer John Hughes to develop into a big-screen remake. The original 1957 movie…
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.
Tom Connor has been upped to VP of creative services for Paramount Domestic TV after serving as exec director of advertising and promotion since 1989.
The NBC switchboard was still getting calls yesterday from people who couldn't believe their eyes when singer Sinead O'Connor tore up a picture of the pope on "Saturday Night Live."