The United Artists Theatres chain, in an attempt to maintain its standing as the largest film exhibitor in the country, is in the process of reconfiguring itself. Here is a rundown of some of the…
AMC Theatres announced yesterday three promotions and a series of consolidations affecting the circuit's operations in California, Washington, Arizona and Colorado.
Playboy Enterprises Inc. expects that fiscal second-quarter operating earnings will exceed the year-earlier quarter's operating earnings of about $ 800,000, or 4 cents a share.
BBC director general Greg Dyke said Wednesday that he will not renew the £85 million ($141 million) five-year carriage agreement with Rupert Murdoch-backed satcaster BSkyB when the contract ends May…
Silvio Berlusconi's Fininvest has dropped its plans to join the Thames TV bid for Britain's Channel 5 license, according to highly placed Fininvest sources. Fininvest execs had negotiated to take a…
Hollywood lobbed a legal ethics bombshell in the bitter financial interest and syndication rules battle yesterday by seeking the disqualification of a Chicago judge who recently wrote an opinion…
"L.A. will become to the entertainment industry, what Detroit signifies to the automobile industry" is Beth Kennedy's dire prediction if new measures aren't taken to encourage filming here.
The Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation, Los Angeles, has endorsed a national boycott of Colorado because of the state's passage of Amendment 2 on Nov. 3.
Discovery Communications, the parent of the Discovery Channel and The Learning Channel, has filed a lawsuit challenging five parts of the recently enacted cable reregulation legislation on the…
Ventura Entertainment Group Ltd. announced its intention yesterday to merge with Artists & Entertainment, a niche marketer in the entertainment and education segments.
King World Prods. Inc. posted record earnings for the fourth quarter and fiscal year ended Aug. 31. For the quarter, the TV syndicator posted net profits of $ 20.6 million (53 cents per share), a 4%…