Paramount's "The Naked Gun 33 1/3: The Final Insult" came in blazing, clearing $ 16,877,595 in its opening weekend.
Paramount and Universal have teamed up to create a plan to give India's English-language video-watchers a respite from poor quality pirated videocassettes. Fuzzy video recordings of new Hollywood…
Michael Douglas has set up a new production company with former New Regency Prods. prexy Steven Reuther, folding Stonebridge Prods., his Columbia-based production company, in the process.
Pity Joao de Deus Pinheiro. As Europe's current audiovisual archduke, he's doing his darnedest to rally the Euro forces to square up to the invading U.S. armies -- but his troops can't stop fighting…
An aide to Sen. John Danforth (R-Mo.) predicts that legislation requiring health warnings on beer and wine ads will die in the House of Representatives.
Five American cable investors in the United Kingdom have struck a major blow in their battle against satellite TV by grabbing all U.K. TV rights to the 1996 Cricket World Cup.
Warner Music Enterprises and Raygun Publications have agreed to launch a new music magazine, Huh, which will accompany the musicvideos ordered by Warner's Rock Video Monthly customers.
Six weeks after a major corporate restructuring on the film side and two weeks after a major shake-up in the TV division of Sony Pictures Entertainment, the Culver City-based company announced yet…
Sen. Paul Simon (D-Ill.) says he will resist passage of anti-TV violence legislation but warns that the issue has become so volatile, he's not sure his efforts will be successful.
Steven Spielberg, patching up strained relations with Paris, told French President Francois Mitterrand Tuesday that France deserves a healthy film industry and Americans should watch more foreign…
Headliner Prods. has acquired U.S. distribution rights to “La Madre Muerta” (The Dead Mother), a thriller from Spanish director Juanma Bajo Ulloa. Sogepaq repped the Spanish pic at AFM. The film has…