Apart from a little bit of "fire," it was pretty much all quiet on the moviegoing front post-Thanksgiving. In the jostling for position, the past weekend wound up minus a major national release. So…
The tussle for power within the ITV network turned a good deal rougher Monday, when Granada Group announced a hostile takeover bid for London Weekend TV.
Frank Zappa, the avant-garde rock 'n' roll legend who tested commercial and critical boundaries at every turn, died Saturday of prostate cancer. He was 52.
CBS News Prods. will produce an original series for the Arts & Entertainment network, "The Twentieth Century," based on the CBS News series recounting historical events that aired on the network from…
The trend was downward on the Los Angeles-New York exclusives roster, with quite a few pix taking big falls. Even Miramax's popular "Like Water for Chocolate" took some hits, as did, to one extent or…
The telephone companies crashed the cable industry's biggest party -- and they brought the entertainment. At the best-attended annual cable show in the United States, a telephone company executive…
Despite the high quality of films in competition, Saturday's Felix Awards ceremony was a somber affair. The looming threat of subsidy cuts if the General Agreement on Tariffs & Trade passes GATT have…
Brad Epstein has exited Rosalie Swedlin's Universal-based Longview Entertainment to become senior veepee of development and production at Working Title Films.
The seething debate over the WGAW computer bulletin board was finally put to rest Friday when a federal district court judge dismissed a lawsuit that would have reopened the public computer…
The Technology Council of the Motion Picture-Television Industries will hold a Jan. 29 seminar exploring the ramifications of originating and distributing films in different formats.
Jay Kriegel is ankling CBS for parts unknown. The Eye web senior vice president, who was the point man in the network's struggle for regulatory relief in Washington, said he will leave Black Rock…