Movie fans had to look elsewhere for entertainment Monday when dozens of theaters closed to protest a government decree restricting popular U.S. films.
The eagerly awaited debut RCA Records release from ZZ Top, "Antenna," is scheduled to hit the streets Jan. 18, marking the first fruits of the multialbum pact the band signed with the label in 1992.
QVC Network increased its tender offer Monday for Paramount Communications Inc. to $ 92 per share. QVC late Monday made public its bid for 51% of outstanding Paramount shares and said Par had…
ABC News adamantly denied suggestions the executive producer of "20/20" has rejected or discouraged stories on nuclear energy and the environment because of his wife's ties to the nuclear industry.
The Patent & Trademark Office took the rare step of reexamining a patent given to a software company for multimedia technology that threatened to put up a roadblock on the information highway, the…
Paramount Home Video, which is bringing its publicity operations in-house in January, named consultant Nina Stern to head the three-person department, giving her a VP/publicity title. * * * Patrick…
CBS' 38-year run televising the National Football League is ending, as NBC retained rights to the league's American Football Conference package with an estimated $ 880 million, four-year deal that…
Symphony Pictures plans to take the James Marshall/Martin Sheen starrer "Hits" out to distributors in six weeks, company president William R. Greenblatt said Monday.
In a surprise move, 5-year-old Zodiac Entertainment Monday announced that founders Peter Keefe and Brian Lacey will exit the small but well-known niche player in the firstrun kids syndication…
A downtown theater and the operator of the Pasadena Playhouse have joined in a rescue attempt for the financially burdened Starlight Musical Theater.
Twentieth Century Fox Intl. TV prexy Jim Gianopulos is expected to assume the reins of the weblet's domestic pay TV and in-ternational homevideo operations early in the new year, sources said Monday.