Veteran network stage manager James E. (Jimmy) Wall will receive the Franklin J. Schaffner Award for lifetime achievement by a stage manager Saturday at the Directors Guild of America's banquet in…
Cost-cutting and stringent debt control have been cited as key factors in a return to profit for the Dutch electronics giant Philips following three loss-plagued years.
Fox Broadcasting Co. closed out the February sweeps on a high note, "Tom" got off to an OK start and ABC's final installment of "Heaven and Hell" went down in flames, according to Nielsen results for…
Helga Stephenson has resigned as executive director of the Toronto Intl. Film Festival, to pursue personal interests.
IMAX Corp. completed its merger with the Trumbull Co., bringing together innovators in large-format film and special effects, in a $ 100 million deal. WGIM Acquisition Corp. acquired both companies…
KABC-TV won the coveted Los Angeles early evening and late news ratings crown in an abbreviated Nielsen February sweeps book that excludes the two weeks of the Winter Olympics. However, the O&O…
Patricia McQueeney is Harrison Ford's personal manager and agent. She reads every script and makes every deal. Ford is her only client.
The ACE Eddie Awards honoring film editors named a slew of high-profile presenters for its March 12 banquet, including Warren Beatty, Ann Blyth, Steven Bochco, Kim Cattrall, Barbara Hershey, Don…
Debt-ridden Euro Disney may have longer than until March 31 to agree to a rescue package with its bankers before parent company Walt Disney Co. stops funding the theme park, a banker close to rescue…
WCBS-TV had as good a February as Dan Jansen, Bonnie Blair and Nancy Kerrigan, skating to an easy sweeps victory in just about every category on the back of the Winter Olympics.
Studios are attempting to address a new dilemma brought on by radical changes in the distribution and exhibition of films. The boom in videocassettes and cable programming provides scant breathing…