As a sign of the growing importance North Americans are according the Latin American TV market, NATPE Intl. will award its first Intl. Award of Excellence to Venezuelan media magnate Gustavo Cisneros…
The Classification & Ratings Administration is under the jurisdiction of the Motion Picture Assn. of America and its semi-silent partner, the National Assn. of Theater Owners. It consists of two…
Blockbuster Entertainment -- which has agreed to be acquired by Viacom in a $ 8.4 billion deal -- said that four lawsuits have been filed in Delaware state court challenging the proposed merger.
A New York State Supreme Court jury on Friday ordered the producers of "Blue Man Group in 'Tubes' "-- one of Off Broadway's most lucrative shows -- to pay director Marlene Swartz $ 158,000 in…
Ralph Kamp, head of international sales for Lumiere Pictures, has been upped to managing director of the parent company's London-based international sales and homevideo division. Kamp will continue…
Academy of Television Arts & Sciences president Richard Frank clearly set the tone for Tuesday's Superhighway Summit at UCLA in his opening remarks, saying, "Everyone is guessing and groping" as to…
London Weekend TV unveiled an exceptionally bullish profit forecast Tuesday in a last-ditch attempt to fight off Granada Group's hostile takeover bid for the ITV station.
Its humor has been called inane, insane and infantile, but J2 Communications chief James Jimirro says National Lampoon is becoming sophisticated -- at least in terms of its business plan.
Details of a new, state-financed loan program to upgrade Broadway theaters are sketchy as state execs form an advisory group comprising theater owners and union officials to help shape the proposal.
Barbara Kopple has been pegged to helm the fictional section of "A Century of Women," the six-hour docu series from Turner Broadcasting System portraying a family of women gathered for a weekend.