German film group Intertainment has seen gross profits in the first half of the year soar by 806% to DM 63.7 million ($29 million), compared to $3.7 million in the year-earlier period. Company revenues rose 949% to $61.65 million.
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Norway’s state-owned production company Norsk Film commenced principal photography Tuesday on “The Greatest Thing,” a $4 million feature based on Norwegian author Bjornstjerne Bjornson’s classic, “Fiskerjenten” (The Fishing Girl), it was announced at the Norwegian Intl. Film Festival in Haugesund.
More consolidation is coming to the Japanese cable TV market as four cablers are set to forge an alliance that would result in the nation’s second largest cable company.
Steve Barnett has been upped to executive vice president and general manager of the Epic Records Group.
Not that he needed it, but at recent auditions for the new Nickelodeon series “Brothers Garcia,” exec producer-screenwriter Jeff Valdez (“Hacienda Heights” “Valdez”) saw firsthand that the so-called diversity problem in U.S. television isn’t going to be solved soon.
The American Society of Composers, Authors & Publishers and the Dept. of Justice have agreed to changes in the consent decree that governs ASCAP’s operations.
James Vukovich is the orchestrator for the Colony Theatre’s production of “Dandelion Wine.” He was misidentified in Friday’s paper.
Remember the game show “Who Wants to Be a Millionaire”? In case you’re still reeling from Richard’s surprise million-dollar victory on “Survivor” this summer, here’s a quick refresher: Regis. Phone-a-friend. Monochromatic ties. Fastest finger. Lifelines. “Is that your final answer?”
The producers, cast and crew of “Gideon’s Crossing” might need a few aspirin this fall, given the series’ tough time slot.
Disney edged Fox for the summer box office crown, with the Mouse House finishing with $390.2 million when final figures were tabulated — a lead of $1.1 million. Fox tallied $389.1 million.
The Geena Davis Show (Airs Tuesdays at 9:30 p.m.) Prod’n co.: Touchstone Television Prod’n team: Terri Minsky, Nina Wass, Geena Davis, Gene Stein, Dave Flebotte Plot: Romantic comedy about a glam career woman who finally meets the man of her dreams, only to learn that he comes with an instant family and a house in… Read more »