Mary Steenburgen, who co-stars with Tom Hanks in the upcoming Jonathan Demme outing "Philadelphia," has been cast opposite Charles Grodin and Kieran Culkin in MGM's "A Summer Story," which is to…
As the local market May sweeps measurement period got under way, several top syndie shows experienced epic year-to-year declines in the separate Nielsen national barter rankings.
Rep. Ed Markey (D-Mass.) Wednesday urged the TV industry to consider adopting an MPAA-like rating system to warn parents of violence in programs.
A casting agency's tip from a cop in Knoxville, Tenn., has put 10-year-old Brad Renfro in the lead in "The Client," Warner Bros.' project based on a John Grisham novel. Renfro will play a Memphis boy…
Handleman Co., the country's largest rackjobber, said there were no corporate developments to account for heavy trading or consecutive drops in its stock price on the New York Exchange.
The Academy of Country Music held its biggest party ever Tuesday night at Universal Amphitheatre, drawing hordes of media and some of the genre's biggest stars.
After a four-year hiatus, James Bond is coming back on assignment. Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer's creative affairs veepee Elizabeth Robinson confirmed the series is back on track, and it will return with…
IT'S BEEN ROUGHLY 2 1/2 YEARS since Joe Galante took over the presidency of Bertelsmann Music-owned RCA Records. As with Bill Clinton, the early days of Galante's administration weren't a piece of…
CBS Inc. chairman Laurence Tisch, speaking at the company's annual meeting here, said, "CBS has just begun to capitalize both on its status as the nation's top-rated television programmer and on its…
Garth Brooks' co-manager Pam Lewis has formed an independent label with her fiance, music industry executive Andy Frances.