Independent production and foreign sales company Initial Entertainment Group has hired Shelly Glasser and Jon Kuyper to oversee the company's expanding production and acquisitions slate.
Paragon Entertainment Corp. has inked a deal to raise its stake in animation house Lacewood Prods. Inc. to 75% from 50%.
Sony Corp. president Nobuyuki Idei said today that Sony aims to participate actively in the management of Japan Sky Broadcasting Co., or JSkyB.
MCA Music Publishing has tapped attorney and artist manager Stephen Finfer as veep/G.M. of its East Coast operation. The industry vet will be charged with boosting the publisher's profile in the East.
Sixteen London-based staffers of Andrew Lloyd Webber's Really Useful Group will have to make themselves useful somewhere else: The company quietly downsized its U.K. operations two weeks ago, Daily…
Walt Disney Co. increased net profit 51% in the first quarter of fiscal 1997 to $749 million, it said Tuesday, at the same time disclosing its decision to explore options for the divestiture of the…
Veteran publicity exec Bob Gold has merged his company Bob Gold & Associates with the Bohle Co., a public relations agency with offices in Los Angeles and San Francisco.
A U.S. bankruptcy court judge urged feuding Marvel Entertainment Group bondholders and controlling shareholder Ronald Perelman to work out their differences and report back to her next week.
Frustrated with the decline in wages among recognizable, second-tier actors and alarmed that the industry's middle-class thesp may be disappearing, the Screen Actors Guild has embarked on a…
If Senate Commerce Committee Chairman John McCain (R-Ariz.) has his way, former General Colin Powell will have a close family connection to the next Republican FCC Commissioner.