It was a schwing and a hit as Paramount's "Wayne's World 2" topped the charts with an opening weekend of $ 13,516,699. While the opening salvo provided a quite potent average of $ 5,632, the box…
Alliance Communications has inked deals to develop telepix for ABC and NBC, the former featuring the directing debut of actor Steve Guttenberg.
Taiwan has taken the first step to allowing films made in Communist mainland China to be shown freely on screens here. Winner of this year's Cannes Golden Palm award, "Farewell My Concubine," was…
In one of the most ambitious regional retrospectives ever assembled at the Museum of Modern Art, the city of Naples is brought to life in a cycle of over 80 features. "Napoletana: Images of a City"…
New plays by David Mamet, Alan Ayckbourn and Sheldon Epps highlight the Old Globe Theater's newly announced January-June season.
Beau Bridges, Mariel Hemingway and Sinbad will host the CableAce Awards at the Pantages Theatre Jan. 16. Turner Network Television cablecasts live at 6 p.m. * * * Members of the National Education…
After months of negotiations, Warner Bros. Intl. has greenlighted plans to build a 350 million deutschemark ($ 206 million) film theme park and a film and TV studio in Nordrhein-Westfalen (NRW), the…
Vice President Al Gore will headline the Superhighway Summit, a daylong seminar hosted by the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Jan. 11 at UCLA's Royce Hall.
Singer Michael Jackson has returned to the U.S., but his attorneys refused to disclose the singer's whereabouts. Jackson's reps also deny any deal was cut with prosecutors for the return of the pop…
Sparks may fly on Capitol Hill Thursday at a hearing on the subject of media megamergers in which both QVC topper Barry Diller and Tele-Communications Inc. chieftain John Malone will testify.
After two airings CBS has decided to renew the new serial "Second Chances" through the rest of the season, ordering 13 additional episodes.