PBS execs sounded the alarm Wednesday that public TV is fighting for its life in a world of big-budget, ever-expanding technologies.
RCA Records named Jack Carton senior director, finance and administration. Carton has been with RCA 14 years. * * * Live Home Video promoted Paul Hebron to director of creative services. * * *…
The trailer for MGM's "Six Degrees of Separation" has been tagged "unsuitable for all audiences" by the Motion Picture Assn. of America because it contains a fleeting glimpse of male genitalia from…
After just one year on the job, Alan Riche is expected to leave his post as president and chief operating officer of filmmaker John Hughes' production company.
Andy Tennant has been set to direct and write the final draft of Fox's comedy "Hamlet," the story of an extraordinary pig who is put on a witness relocation program in a farmyard to escape evil…
Craig Relyea has been upped to VP marketing at MCA/Universal Home Video, the title change reflecting a restructuring at the vidarm and its interest in pursuing cross-promotional partners.
With interactive media phone numbers filling up Hollywood Rolodexes, the Writers Guild of America West has hired attorney Joel Block to dial it into the brave new world of interactivity.
After a wild bidding war, Castle Rock Entertainment has emerged the victor for Curtis Burch's script "Forever Anna."
All American Communications Inc. lost $ 110,000, or 2 cents a share, in its third quarter, compared to a net income of $ 31,000 (1 cents) in the like period a year ago. Revenue was $ 16.5 million, up…
Republic Pictures optioned the offbeat romantic drama "The Parole Officer" late last week from writer Joel Blasberg for fast-track feature development, Daily Variety has learned.
An obscure patent given to a local firm may send shock waves through the fast-growing multimedia industry, officials predict.