Paramount Pictures and MCA Universal are accelerating moves to create a cinema circuit in Japan by naming Ian Riches to the new post of VP, Far East, of their exhibition coventure United Cinemas Intl.
Manhattan-based investment firm Siegler, Collery & Co. has launched its second foray into the entertainment business as the principal backer for newly formed production company Autumn Pictures.
All American TV will strip “Baywatch” beginning in fall 1995. The firstrun syndie series, which begins its third season in syndication this fall, will have compiled more than 105 episodes by the time…
Twentieth Century Fox Intl. Corp. is moving much of its personnel around the global chessboard in a series of promotions and transfers.
With almost eerie precision, ABC and PBS topped nominations for the 14th annual News & Documentary Emmy Awards with 34 and 30 nods, respectively, the same figure both drew last year. The nominations…
Former Planet 3 Entertainment Group veepee of development Howard Barish announced Wednesday the formation of Kandoo Films, Inc., a TV movie and low-budget feature company.
A laboratory fire has destroyed the original negatives of several classic movies from London's Ealing Studios, including "The Lavender Hill Mob,""Whisky Galore" and "Passport to Pimlico."
Legislation that would grant collective bargaining rights to live performing artists and musicians drew predictable support and criticism at a House subcommittee hearing Wednesday.
The ratings of many top syndie shows withered under the heat of Independence Day barbecues, according to the Nielsen national barter rankings for the week ended July 11.
Intl. Family Entertainment has appointed Paul Newton as managing director of the Family Channel in the United Kingdom.
Eight people have been elected to serve two-year terms on the Directors Guild of America's Western directors' council.