Fourteen-year-old Jason John Richter will be banking a cool million for Warner Bros.' "Free Willy" sequel, which goes before the cameras next month.
Spurred by the booming sell-through market in Canada, Astral Communications has moved its video duplication operations into a new, $ C8 million ($ 5.8 million) plant in the Montreal suburb of Town of…
Polygram Label Group has elevated Steve Leedsto vice president, alternative music and video promotion. Leeds will coordinate release of videos on MTV and other outlets and other promotional efforts…
Musician John Oates and marketing guru J.W. Roth are jumping into the increasingly crowded home-shopping-channel fray by launching Maxmusic, a paid television series offering music and merchandise to…
The FCC today is expected to seek comment on whether changes are needed in the primetime access rule, a move likely to touch off a major entertainment-industry lobbying battle.
Brian Lowry: Changing Channels
Faster than you can say "change reels," numerous exhibition and distribution executives were quick to express skepticism over Pacific Bell's announcement Monday that it would test a system to deliver…
When Warner Bros. CEO Robert Daly walked into the first post-merger gathering of senior Time Warner management in the Bahamas nearly five years ago, he felt a hand on his shoulder. It was a Time Inc…
Dack Rambo, who had roles on television's "Dallas," and "Another World" until he quit acting after disclosing he'd tested positive for the AIDS virus, died Monday. He was 53.
Traditional over-the-air broadcasting will remain a dominant force in the multimedia world of tomorrow, National Assn. of Broadcasters prexy Eddie Fritts promised in a speech kicking off the 1994 NAB…