NBC has confirmed the appointment of Lindy DeKoven as senior VP, miniseries and movies for TV, a move expected since the forced exit last week of Ruth Slawson (Daily Variety, March 11).
Republic Pictures Corp. posted a net loss of $ 3.5 million (77 cents a share) for 1992, compared to a net income of $ 688,000 (15 cents) in the previous year. Revenues declined 16% to $ 68.4 million.
Live Entertainment Inc. is officially back in business, which is also good news for 49.9% owner Carolco. As expected, a U.S. bankruptcy judge greenlighted the company's prepackaged Chapter 11…
Domestic Film DAILY
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No Good Deed
No Good Deed1Daily:$1.8M Cumulative:$27.7M Sony / Screen Gems 13.13%
Guardians of the Galaxy
Guardians of the Galaxy2Daily:$778,903 Cumulative:$307.3M Disney 34.56%
Dolphin Tale 2
Dolphin Tale 23Daily:$703,203 Cumulative:$17.1M Warner Brothers 34.59%
Suddenly, the battle against Eastern European film piracy is not the comedy of errors it always appears. At least, not in Hungary.
Buena Vista's "Indian Summer" garnered a PG-13 rating and Warner Bros.' "The Secret Garden" pulled down a G rating, according to the 1,260th bulletin from the Motion Picture Assn. of America's…
CBS has sought to comply with the Children's Television Act on behalf of its stations by acquiring "Beakman's World"-- an educational half-hour that's currently airing in firstrun syndication -- from…
British-based record distributor Tring Intl. and its sister company, Long Island Music, have sued the international music convention and exhibition MIDEM for 2 million francs.
Max Howard has been elevated to the newly created post of VP, Walt Disney feature animation Florida, where he will continue to oversee all aspects of production and administration for the animation…
The Wolper Organization and Warner Bros. TV are in the final stages of setting up a deal on two major miniseries -- a continuation of "The Thorn Birds" and a sequel to "North & South"-- with ABC, the…
New Zealand's TV3 lost sales director Cindy Mitchener last week when she resigned to join ad agency Saatchi & Saatchi as media director.