Saul Bass has designed the poster for the 66th Academy Awards. It is the third Oscars poster for Bass, who won an Academy Award himself for docu short "Why Man Creates" in 1968.
The start of the new year has given CBS the boost it needed to snap a three-week ABC winning streak and grab the Dec. 27-Jan. 2 primetime Nielsens week.
HIGH POINTS: The new company opened at midyear as a distributor with “Posse,” its biggest film of the year. “The opening of that film not only helped to establish the company, but it gave us…
MCA Inc. expects its newly announced Japanese movie theme park to cost more than $ 1 billion, said Frank Stanek, president of MCA Enterprises Intl.
HIGH POINTS: Profits came from animated films and Walt Disney Pictures. Tim Burton’s stop-motion animation project “The Nightmare Before Christmas” held its own (and may herald a new genre of…
Emily Rooney has been fired as executive producer of "ABC World News Tonight" after a stormy seven-month reign. Her replacement is "PrimeTime Live" executive producer Rick Kaplan, who takes charge of…
Granada Group's hostile takeover bid for fellow ITV broadcaster LWT got a boost Wednesday with the news that LWT's hopes for a defensive merger with Yorkshire Tyne Tees TV had collapsed.
HIGH POINTS: With “Groundhog Day,””In the Line of Fire,””Poetic Justice, “”Striking Distance” and “Malice,” Colpix’s marketing team scored five No. 1 movies during the year. Columbia also turned a…
Buena Vista Television is investing more than $ 50 million to beef up its Disney Afternoon animation franchise, adding two weekly series next season to the two-hour weekday block, along with the…
Trailer expert Joe Nimziki has been named senior VP of creative advertising at MGM/UA Distribution Co., where he will report to new executive marketing VP Gerry Rich, studio officials announced…