George Michael plans to issue a five-song EP on Hollywood Records, his second release outside the Sony Music system since his contractual dispute with the company surfaced.
PaineWebber Inc. analyst Christopher Dixon downgraded his rating of Time Warner Inc. and Tele-Communications Inc. class A to "attractive" from "buy."
Cannell Distribution Co. will roll out "Viper," a new one-hour firstrun drama series created by Stephen Cannell, at next week's National Assn. of Television Program Executives confab.
A group of more than 100 people protested yesterday outside the Houston police department against alleged police mistreatment of Rap-a-Lot Records prez James Smith.
TriStar Pictures confirmed yesterday that it has moved director Nora Ephron's "Sleepless in Seattle" from a planned March 26 release to June 25, placing the romantic comedy in competition with such…
Add Mickey Mouse, Donald Duck and friends to the growing list of casualties in the Yugoslav civil war.
Warner Bros. has renewed a second talker for fall, with the distrib announcing Friday it has picked up "The Jane Whitney Show" for the '93-94 season after securing clearances in 19 of the top 20…
Buena Vista Intl. Inc. unveiled its new Italian operation yesterday. In Rome to cut the blue ribbon were William Mechanic, Walt Disney's president of international theatrical and video, Mark Zoradi…
EMI Music Publishing Worldwide yesterday tapped John Sykes as its executive VP, talent acquisition and marketing, a rise from his former job as executive VP , creative operations, for EMI's U.S…
It's official. Barry Diller is chairman and chief executive at QVC Network Inc., the leading home-shopping cable channel.
A weeklong celebration of balls and Inaugural Galas started at the National Building Museum Sunday night with the "Absolutely Unofficial Blue Jeans Bash," hosted by Don Johnson and Melanie Griffith.