When surveys of past attendees of ShowBiz Expo made it clear that at least 40% of the trade show audience had purchasing authority regarding film commissions and location services, it was decided the…
Keith Samples, who exited his post as CEO of Rysher Entertainment last month to concentrate on directing (Daily Variety, May 27), has signed with Creative Artists Agency.
Nancy McCabe has been hired as director of original movies at Lifetime cable to work on the new team being assembled by VP, original movies, Laurette Hayden, who joined the network last month to fill…
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Inc. has begun discussions with Wall Street firms about the timing of an initial public stock offering, amidst suggestions from some parts of the company that it should go public…
The Halloween queen lives on --- and not just in West Hollywood. Elvira, Mistress of the Dark --- the macabre vamp with the risque shtick who for years served as a syndicated hostess of fright films…
Won’t let go: Two shows have won the top Emmy for primetime series over four consecutive years: “The Dick Van Dyke Show” (1963-66) and “Hill Street Blues” (1981-84). Like a handful of other shows…
Granada, the British media and leisure group, reported a 33% rise in pre-tax profits to £243 million ($389 million) for the six months to March, buoyed by its acquisition of the Forte hotel chain.
Digital Domain has named former R/GA Digital Studios head of production Nancy Bernstein as executive producer, reporting to production president Ed Ulbrich.
Broadway loves a happy ending, and the 1996-97 season offered a shipload. Receipts for the frame hit a record of nearly $500 million, attendance was at a 16-year high, a $10 million musical torpedoed…
With more than 612,000 copies of its latest album ringing retail registers last week, rappers Wu-Tang Clan topped the album sales chart and scored the second biggest debut of 1997.