Lisa Kranz has been promoted to executive in charge of production, live action, for Saban Entertainment.
When MCA announced its sale of Putnam Berkeley in November to international media giant Pearson, Bob Matschullat, vice chairman of MCA's corporate parent Seagram Co., remarked that the sell-off was…
One of TV execs' worst nightmares came true this week when the Tupelo, Miss.-based American Family Assn. announced it would call for a boycott of advertisers who support television shows tagged with…
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Broadway's beleaguered Circle in the Square will shift from a subscription base to a membership system beginning with its production of Brit import "Stanley" in February.
"Fargo," the iconoclastic black comedy thriller by Joel and Ethan Coen, chalked up another best picture win with the announcement of bests and runners-up Thursday by the Broadcast Film Critics Assn.
German publishing giant Axel Springer Verlag AG announced Thursday that it will sell its share in German sports web DSF to Kirch Group subsidiary Taurus Vermoegensverwaltungs GmbH.
King World Prods. has added two new executives to its syndication sales force. Fred Petrosino has been named vice president of sales, and Lee Villas has been named account executive.
The family of controversial former Alabama Gov. George Wallace is prepping a lawsuit next week in Montgomery, Ala., that seeks an injunction against the makers of TNT's planned Wallace biopic to…
In the wake of frenzied media interest and an outcry from politicians, indie film and television company Portman Entertainment Group has denied it plans to make a film based on the story of British…
Walt Disney Pictures' marketing campaign for "101 Dalmatians" has picked up November's excellence in film marketing award from the Hollywood-based Film Information Council.
Moviegoing in the Santiago area - 60% of Chile's total - dropped by 9% in 1996 due to a very weak first semester. The slippage was partly compensated for by a series of blockbusters in the second…