The Film Advisory Board has given its award of excellence to Universal Pictures' "Beethoven's 2nd." The board, which gives awards in recognition of family-oriented entertainment, gave the same award…
Showtime Networks has named Jerry Offsay programming president. Offsay, who was exec VP of ABC Prods., will supervise original programming, program acquisitions, scheduling, business affairs and…
Jackie Mason specializes in politically incorrect humor. And now, he can proclaim it on Broadway.
Legendary producer Arif Mardin, whom many consider one of the fathers of the R&B sound, has been given senior VP stripes at Atlantic Records and has signed a new long-term pact, marking his 30th…
Pacific Bell said Monday it plans a communications network carrying movies on demand and other interactive programming as well as traditional telephone service to 1.3 million California homes.
For the sixth consecutive year, Jeff Margolis has been tapped to direct the telecast of the Oscars, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences said Monday.
CBS will reportedly move "In the Heat of the Night" into its vacant 9 p.m. Wednesday hour starting Jan. 12, replacing the venerable MGM TV drama with "How'd They Do That?" Thursdays at 8.
Perry Katz has been named the new marketing chief at Universal Pictures, filling a position that has been vacant since Simon Kornblit abruptly left the job in April.
AMC Theatres plans to construct a 24-screen theater and entertainment complex at the Foothill Ranch Towne Centre in Orange County, which is scheduled to be completed in October.
Su Armstrong was named Monday to the position of vice president of production for Hollywood Pictures, giving her responsibility over all aspects of physical production for the Disney production arm.
TREASURE ISLAND, Fla. — Michael (Mike) Clarke, the original drummer for influential rock band the Byrds, died Sunday from liver failure at his condominium here. He was 49. Clarke was scheduled to…