Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer has secured a missing link in its domestic distribution division by hiring exhibition veteran Eric Lomis. MGM exec veepee Ashley Boone heralded the move as a key in the…
MCA TV and Universal Television have signed writer/director George Gallo to helm four original action telepix based on the theatrical hit "Midnight Run" for the new Universal Action Network.
Warner Bros. comes out on top, Beacon pacts with J&M, Oz awards a pay-TV license and Spain doles out pubcaster money. Stories, page 14.
Intl. Family Entertainment Inc. moved closer to launching a U.K. Family Channel with a distribution deal with British Sky Broadcasting Ltd.
PRODUCTION CHART KEY Abbreviation: SUPR EXP-Supervising executive producer(s); EXP-Executive producer(s); COEXP-Co-executive producer(s); SUPR PROD-Supervising producer(s); PROD-Producer(s)…
KNBC-TV will feature Los Angeles Police Chief Willie Williams in a regular weekly segment titled "Ask the Chief" on its 6 p.m. newscast beginning Wednesday. Questions will come from KNBC anchors as…
Stung by the harsh reaction to Carolco Pictures' pay-per-view deal with Tele-Communications Inc., the deal's architects are moving swiftly to explain how the idea was hatched and how Hollywood will…
Smash openings in Britain, France, Belgium and Israel by "Sommersby" last week gave the flagging box office a timely boost.
You can score the April domestic film B.O. competition as follows: Paramount: 1; everyone else: 0. Amid a national B.O. slump of 18% to a four-year low of $ 380.8 million, "Indecent Proposal" yanked…
President Clinton last week nominated D.C. lawyer Ann Bingaman to head the antitrust division in the Justice Dept.