War has been declared on the Pasadena Playhouse, as the executive board of the Society of Stage Directors & Choreographers has decided to strike the theater and its corporate controller, the Theatre…
Repre-sentatives of the Writers Guild of America East and Capital Cities/ABC are scheduled to open negotiations on a new contract to succeed the current three-year pact, which expires on Feb. 1, 1993.
An early round of negotiations for a new film and TV contract between the Directors Guild of America and the Alliance of Motion Picture & Television Producers adjourned late Friday without an…
The death yesterday of Steven J. Ross not only ends one of the more legendary careers in show business, it also throws an element of uncertainty into the future of Time Warner Inc. Although Ross'…
The regulatory Independent Television Commission has dealt the second devastating blow in 15 months to Thames Television by rejecting the Thames-led bid for Channel 5, Britain's fifth terrestrial…
Kirk Kerkorian slapped a $ 675 million lawsuit on Credit Lyonnais yesterday, retaliating for last week's $ 1.25 billion lawsuits CL and MGM filed against the former MGM owner. Kerkorian charged the…
Paramount Communications has set up a new business unit to oversee all licensing and merchandising activities throughout the company's sprawling entertainment operations.
General Cinema Corp. yesterday reported a significant profit improvement in its fourth quarter of 1992 and full fiscal year, reflecting sharply higher earnings from its publishing operations and…
American Film Technologies Inc. expects to report a loss for the second quarter ending Dec. 31 of $ 700,000 to $ 1.2 million. AFT said the deficit reflects costs of moving additional film coloring…
Perenchio Television Inc. completed the previously announced purchase of Univision from Hallmark Cards Inc. for $ 550 million.
The share price of Marvel Entertainment Group Inc. rebounded yesterday from several days of sharp losses, after the company reaffirmed that it will hit Wall Street's earnings estimates.