One-time costs related to its failed bid for Paramount Communications and the startup of two international ventures sent QVC Inc.'s fourth-quarter net profits tumbling 85% to $ 2.8 million.
Jean-Pierre Elkabbach, prexy of French pubcaster France 2/3, has called on the government to stump up 1.2 billion francs ($ 200 million) in emergency funding. This follows an audit of France 2 and…
Steven Spielberg picked up another honor for one of his movies Tuesday -- this time not for "Schindler's List" but "Jurassic Park," which nabbed the People's Choice Award as favorite motion picture.
Bad pun intended, MGM/UA is handing out T-shirts at ShoWest here emblazoned with the proclamation "This Time We're Not Lion." Yow!
Kerry Packer's National Nine Network posted an operating profit of $ A48.5 million ($ 35 million) after taxes. This figure is up 25.3% from a year earlier, for the six months ended Dec. 31.
A fact-based novel about a Georgia murder that has captivated Southern readers has been optioned by producers Arnold Stiefel and Randy Phillips in a deal that could garner Manhattan-based writer John…
From the moment exhibitors entered the New Line/Fine Line-sponsored luncheon Tuesday at Bally's, multiple screens adorned with the leering mug of comic Jim Carrey as the zoot-suited lead in "The…
In an unprecedented move, President Fidel Ramos reversed his appointed censors and allowed the screening of Steven Spielberg's "Schindler's List" without cuts.
Former MGM exec Don Barrett has joined Nest Prods. as a senior veepee of marketing, just in time to help the fledgling indie market its first theatrical release, "The Swan Princess."
New Line Cinema, Black Entertainment Television and Reebok have announced co-sponsorship of a slam dunk basketball contest for inner city kids, keyed to the release of the hoops pic "Above the Rim."