American Society of Composers Authors & Publishers has appointed Donna Hilley and Nicolas Firth to its board of directors, filling two vacancies.
Court TV is urging indicted Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison (R-Texas) to allow the cable net to cover her trial. In a letter to Hutchison Thursday, Court TV topper Steven Brill said he's learned the Texas…
Al Pacino, the winner of last year's best actor Oscar, is the first celebrity set as a presenter on the 66th Academy Awards show being produced by Gilbert Cates.
Rim Film Distributors has signed with Pacific Theaters to program and operate the Regency One theater in Glendale starting Feb. 11. Rim's programming there will start with the second Festival Hong…
Mel Gibson has been signed to direct "Brave Heart," a Scottish epic to be produced through Alan Ladd's production banner at Paramount Pictures.
President Clinton's new budget set for release Monday will propose a 4% cut in federal funding to public broadcasting beginning in fiscal year 1997, the Wall Street Journal reported Thursday.
NATO/ShoWest '94 named Harrison Ford as its first Box Office Star of the Century. The star of "The Fugitive" and the Indiana Jones film series will receive the accolade at the Paramount Pictures…
Susan Spencer and Mary Fisher have been named directors of promotion for Universal Studios Hollywood as part of the restructuring of its national and regional promotion efforts.
Castle Rock Entertainment, staking its claim to independence in the newly formed Turner Broadcasting film conglomerate, Thursday named former Penta topper Massimo Graziosi as its first in-house chief…
Sen. Ernest Hollings (D-S.C.) said Thursday he'll press forward with anti-TV violence legislation, despite initiatives announced this week by the networks and cable industry designed to placate…
ValueVision Intl. Inc., the newly public home shopping company, made a hostile tender bid for infomercial-maker National Media Corp. for more than $ 100 million.