Publicity veteran Fletcher Foster has assumed the post of VP of public relations for MCA Records, filling the void left by the departure of Ron Shapiro and Maria Kleinman, who have taken posts at…
Rep. Ed Markey (D-Mass.) predicted Tuesday that President Clinton will sign legislation next year allowing telephone companies to compete with cable television operators in the delivery of video…
Brian Lowry: Changing Channels
Earnings at Trimark Holdings Inc. jumped more than threefold, as the Santa Monica distributor reported big gains in its domestic video business. For its first quarter ended Sept. 30, Trimark earned $…
Producer Walter Parkes and his partner/wife, Laurie MacDonald, have closed a deal to move over to Steven Spielberg's Amblin Entertainment. Parkes is taking the prexy spot that has been empty since…
British cinema admissions for the first nine months of 1993 were 20% higher than in the same period last year, according to the Cinema Advertising Assn.
Interactive Network Inc. signed a one-year interactive TV advertising research and development agreement with Chrysler Corp. Interactive, which allows subscribers to compete against one another…
Erich von Stroheim, the legendary Austrian pioneer on both sides of the silent screen, will be honored with a retrospective at the 1994 Berlin Intl. Film Festival, the fest announced Monday.
Sensing a void in U.S. telecommunications policy, the Clinton administration is planning to submit its own "information superhighway" legislation to Congress.
QVC Network Inc. and BellSouth Corp. were negotiating Monday over a $ 1.5 billion investment, which analysts said could help QVC play an all-cash trump card in the bidding war for Paramount…
In a housecleaning reeking of Ted Turner's apple-pie influence, New Line Cinema has gutted its West Coast production office, firing veepees Aaron Meyerson, Philip Goldfine and Kevin Moreton, sources…