MCA TV has cleared its new syndicated fall talkshow with Suzanne Somers on New York station WCBS-TV’s daytime schedule. * * * William Devane will host “Secrets Revealed,” a Dave Bell Prods. special…
HIGH POINTS: Boffo B.O. from the Bard led the list of unexpected successes at Samuel Goldwyn Co. in 1993. The clear highlight of the year for the indie came from “Much Ado About Nothing,” the lush…
The final round of nomination ballots for the 66th Academy Awards are to be sent to Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences members Friday.
Edward S. Masket is leaving his position as administration executive VP at the MCA TV Group after a 12-year tenure with the studio.
HIGH POINTS: Nine Oscar nominations for “Howards End,” best foreign-language film Academy Award for “Indochine” and a cumulative box office gross of $ 23 million in its first year. Tom Bernard, who…
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…