Golden oldie songwriters were whistling a happy tune Tuesday after a U.S. District Court judge in New York ruled last week that performance royalties collected from so-called "derivative works" on…
MGM/UA production chairman Jay Kanter, one of the last remaining lieutenants from the Alan Ladd Jr. era, announced Tuesday that he is resigning his slot immediately.
In the theatrical annals, 1993 will surely be recorded as the year of "Angels in America." But the Broadway on which "Angels" descended has been a grimmer hell than ever for nearly every other play…
Jonathan Lynn has stepped down as helmer of "The Ghost and Mrs. Muir" at Fox, the studio confirmed late Tuesday. The pic's star, Sean Connery, reportedly has requested "The Firm" helmer Sydney…
French major UGC and Paris-based video distributor Film Office have expanded their crossover distribution agreement, it was announced Monday.
If there's one man in television who believes that necessity is the mother of invention it's Bob Wright. After riding out the most tumultuous years in his rocky seven-year tenure, the NBC chairman…
Brian Lowry: Changing Channels
Kristin Gerlach has been promoted to VP, broadcasting-legal, at Capital Cities/ABC. She was senior general attorney, law & regulation, principally representing the ABC network. A 12-year company…
Decker Anstrom, who's served as acting president of the National Cable Television Assn. since July, will be tapped to fill the prexy post on a permanent basis today, according to industry sources.
Buena Vista Intl. has chosen Barcelona-based Laurenfilm as its new partner for theatrical distribution in Spain, replacing its year-old deal with C.B. Films.
Times Mirror Co. completed its two-part sale of four broadcast television stations to Argyle Television Holdings Inc. The company said the second part of the deal consisted of the sale of CBS…