In a boost to the revived MGM/UA, Francis Coppola and entertainment attorney Thomas M. Lewyn have been named to the board of directors of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Inc., the company announced Friday.
The enormous sales activity of last year's pop and country renditions of Christmas music have rekindled the record industry's interest in the commercial potential of yule records.
United Artists is oiling the guns and dusting off the piano wire: A remake of the 1972 Charles Bronson assassin-thriller "The Mechanic" is in the works at the studio, with prolific screenwriter Dan…
In a fence-mending gesture, European directors Ingmar Bergman, Wim Wenders and Istvan Szabo have sent support letters to American counterparts Steven Spielberg and Martin Scorsese regarding their…
They definitely swashed, but the concern is that Disney's "The Three Musketeers" could buckle, based on lower-than-expected opening-weekend estimates of $ 11.5 million.
Reed Hundt could be confirmed as chairman of the Federal Communications Commission as early as this week under a deal hatched between the White House and Senate Minority Leader Robert Dole (R-Kan.)
Gary Cecchini has been named director of advertising sales for Columbia Television. He joins Col from the Telemundo Group, where he was VP/director of sales. * * * Philip Mosbo has been named…
In an unusual dual-release marketing plan that Miramax topper Harvey Weinstein calls "a nod to the French," the New York-based distribbery will release France's immensely popular "Les Visiteurs" (The…
Frank Sinatra's new album "Duets" may have been recorded with state-of-the-art fiber optic technology over telephone lines, but the packaging of the disc -- a black cardboard box with the title and…
General Motors Corp. will expand a spot TV media buying pilot program in the San Francisco area. The company said since the program’s inception in May 1992, all GM factory spot TV advertising in San…
Barry Diller's QVC Network once again has the higher offer on the table for Paramount Communications. The home shopping company wasted no time in putting telco BellSouth's $ 1.5 billion cash infusion…