One of the exhibition industry's most successful graduates, Viacom chairman Sumner Redstone, is skedded to deliver NATO/ShoWest '94's keynote address March 8 in the Garland Ballroom of Bally's Hotel…
Douglas Hopkins, former lead guitarist for the rock band the Gin Blossoms, was found dead in his home Sunday, after having apparently shot himself.
Broadcasters have received word from Sen. Strom Thurmond (R-S.C.) that he will seek an early vote from the Senate Commerce Committee in 1994 on a bill requiring that health warnings be attached to…
Hollywood bakes the pie, so why doesn't it cut itself a bigger slice? The filmed entertainment business -- which distributes new productions and licenses its programming libraries -- remains the…
A rating point can be expensive during the November sweeps. Just ask Twentieth TV's "A Current Affair," whose reported $ 500,000 payment for an interview with the Buttafuocos netted the show a 0.4…
Discop Asia '93 closed Friday, with buyers and sellers bidding the event a mixed farewell until next year's event in September.
Trevor Walton and Joan Harrison have been promoted to key positions in CBS' longform division. Meanwhile, there has yet to be any official announcement onwhether John Matoian, CBS' senior VP of…
The telephone companies crashed the cable industry's biggest party -- and they brought the entertainment. At the best-attended annual cable show in the United States, a telephone company executive…
Despite the high quality of films in competition, Saturday's Felix Awards ceremony was a somber affair. The looming threat of subsidy cuts if the General Agreement on Tariffs & Trade passes GATT have…
Brad Epstein has exited Rosalie Swedlin's Universal-based Longview Entertainment to become senior veepee of development and production at Working Title Films.