Mark Damon, president of newly formed MDP, announced a pivotal deal with Gaga Communications of Japan for rights in all media to the classic “The Jungle Book” in the Japanese market. The deal was…
Audiences in Southeast Asia like things local, but they also are attracted to the slickness and gloss of certain things Western -- like gameshows.
Claiming the Directors Guild of America is selling out its rank and file to benefit a minority of wealthy directors, a group of angry DGA members have filed a class-action lawsuit to reverse sweeping…
Willow Bay and Antonio Mora have been named co-hosts of "Good Morning America/Sunday," effective March 20.
Week 42 (March 14 to March 20, 1994) Current 1992-93 1983-84 BROADWAY Season Season Season Shows playing last week 22 17 18 Total playing weeks to date 796 802 858 Theater occupancy last week 62.8%…
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.
Two veteran network TV writer-producers have signed on to guide the initial projects in Worldvision's "Spelling Premiere Network," a block of two firstrun hours debuting in August that mark Spelling…
DEFINITION: Latin America is considered to encompass all Spanish and Portuguese-speaking countries south of the Rio Grande, plus Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic.
Latin America's sleeping giant, Brazil, seems to be rubbing the sand out of its eyes and is starting to flex its cable TV muscles.
Bucking a mood at the American Film Market described by several attendees as sluggish, Hearst Entertainment has made several overseas vid deals, some driven by new, unconventional markets.
Next time a local TV station goes into negotiations with a syndicator for a show, or a network negotiates with a studio, look for the contract to go beyond over-the-air distribution and include…