Revenues at Montreal-based Astral Communications rose a substantial 7.9% to $ C225.9 million ($ 176.2 million), but profits dipped from $ 3.35 million to $ 2. 39 million for the nine months ended…
Casey Kasem, radio's Top 40 "King of the Countdowns," has signed a new contract with the Westwood One Companies that will keep him on the air into the 21st century.
As talent agencies become more sophisticated in their financial analysis of the movie industry, "Talent is grabbing an even larger piece of the pie" of gross margins, 20th Century Fox president and…
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No Good Deed
No Good Deed1Daily:$1.0M Cumulative:$29.9M Sony / Screen Gems -11.16%
Guardians of the Galaxy
Guardians of the Galaxy2Daily:$557,622 Cumulative:$308.5M Disney -4.92%
Dolphin Tale 2
Dolphin Tale 23Daily:$459,663 Cumulative:$18.1M Warner Brothers -9.19%
ABC Entertainment prez Ted Harbert yesterday chastised NBC for its handling of the David Letterman negotiations.
Time Warner announced yesterday that it will redeem about 20 million of the remaining shares, or about $ 1.1 billion, of its series D 11% convertible exchangeable preferred stock.
Negotiators for the National Assn. of Broadcast Employees & Technicians and Capital Cities/ABC have completed the first round of bargaining talks, which focused on non-engineering contracts.
October Films partner Jeff Lipsky called for independents to fight the MPAA ratings system during yesterday's Sundance Film Festival panel discussion on producing and financing independent film.
Fox Broadcasting Co. has ordered eight additional episodes of the first-year Spelling TV drama "Melrose Place," bringing its total order for the season to 30 installments. The weblet has also ordered…
David Verdi has been named exec news director at NBC News, where he will have responsibility for the full NBC newsgathering operation, the news desk and all national and international bureaus.
Stations' ability to continue producing quality programming in a struggling economy has led to concerns about viewer rebellion. The question arose yesterday at a NATPE panel sesh titled "Can You…