Brandon Tartikoff, theater impresario James Doolittle and KTTV VP/general manager Tom Capra are scheduled to speak Friday at USC commencement ceremonies. Tartikoff addresses cinema-TV grads at 2 p.m…
A NASA spokesman confirmed Wednesday that the rocket carrying an ad for "Last Action Hero" is scheduled to be launched in July or August -- at least a month after Columbia Pictures' planned domestic…
The week leading into the May sweeps proved to be a dull one for most syndie strips, but a few weeklies got off to a head start in the ratings period ended April 25.
Escalating a mandate to make mainstream movies with a message, "Dave" co-producer Lauren Shuler-Donner has at least four more features in development that will address everything from "Dirty Water"…
THE CORNER OF Santa Monica and Wilshire boulevards in Beverly Hills has always been a gathering place for people who have something to complain about.
The first quarter of 1993 resulted in a 5.4% growth in residuals earnings, compared to first-quarter 1992, for members of the Writers Guild of America West.
The controversial BBC telefilm "Damned in the USA" will make its American television debut on May 14 as an offering on the Playboy Channel.
With the upfront sales season upon them, Columbia Pictures Television Distribution and MCA TV Wednesday announced the formation of in-house barter units.
Morgan Creek Prods. has upped production controller Todd Smith to VP, production control. He will oversee labor relations and production aspects on "Ace Ventura: Pet Detective" and Dennis Hopper's…
First quarter, Jan. 1-March 31, 1993 Jan.-March '93 Jan.-March '92 % change TV programs Domestic free TV 8,557,189.25 8,819,699.34 --3.0% Foreign free TV 2,308,474.25 2,413,990.32 --4.4%…