NBC Sports president Dick Ebersol, having recently spearheaded the acquisition of such high-profile franchises as the 1996 Summer Olympics, Major League Baseball and the National Basketball Assn.…
IATSE officials were outraged Monday by a list of proposals offered by the producers' alliance on the first day of negotiations for a new contract, sources told Daily Variety.
A shipment of pirated U.S. and U.K. movies destined for illegal copying and distribution in South Africa has been intercepted and a smuggling ring smashed, a copyright enforcer said last week.
CEMA Special Markets, the catalog exploitation arm for the Capitol, EMI, Virgin and Liberty labels, has purchased the catalog masters of Haven Records and Sunbird Records, two labels that were once…
As expected, Orion Home Video and Fox Lorber Home Video have signed a distribution deal to market each other's homevideo titles in the United States and Canada.
Buoyed by the chart and sales success of its only artist, John Tesh, indie label GTS Records has released its second artist, Grammy-winning violinist Charlie Bisharat.
Music Plus and Wherehouse founder Louis C. Fogelman has formed L.C.F. and Associates Consulting. The L.A. org will specialize in the home entertainment, music and video industries. Blockbuster Music…
NBC has announced a number of high-profile longform projects in development, including four-hour miniseries from Brandon Tartikoff, Mozark Prods., the Wolper Organization and Robert Greenwald Prods.
The entertainment industry "is ready to assume its responsibility" and has already taken steps to reduce violence on TV and in films, Motion Picture Assn. of America president Jack Valenti said…
Blockbuster Entertainment Corp. is stepping into the computerized entertainment business by test marketing CD-ROM gear in 50 northern California stores. Blockbuster's entry represents one of the…