Mark H. Resnick has been named senior veepee of business affairs for 20th Century Fox, moving to the studio from Columbia Pictures.
CBS, NBC and Fox Broadcasting Co., still miffed about the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences' exclusive broadcast deal with ABC, are essentially boycotting the 45th annual Primetime Emmy Awards.
Dick Clark Prods. will produce ABC's fall preview special, "How I Spent My Summer Vacation,"featuring stars of new ABC series.
A Sony Pictures Entertainment phone directory obtained by Daily Variety Thursday showed that alleged sex peddler Ivan Nagy had an office on the Columbia Pictures lot as recently as 10 months ago.
Singer Paula Abdul was vindicated Thursday by a federal court jury that rejected backup singer Yvette Marine's claim that she sang co-lead vocals on Abdul's debut Virgin disc "Forever Your Girl."
Film rental terms need to be improved and cinema quality enhanced to strengthen distributor revenues coming out of Australia, a senior 20th Century Fox Intl. exec told Aussie exhibs here Thursday.
Vince Gill received eight nominations Thursday for Country Music Assn. awards, while Alan Jackson was nominated for seven.
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer owner Credit Lyonnais reportedly will pay ousted chief Alan Ladd Jr. $ 10 million to quietly walk away from the studio.
Forty staffers have losttheir jobs as Reuters Television (formerly Visnews) cut staff as part of a streamlining process to concentrate on supplying TV news. Seventy-seven positions were eliminated at…
Miramax Films has announced that screenwriter Linda Woolverton has been hired to adapt "A Wrinkle in Time."