Japan is accelerating a massive cinema expansion that ought to further entrench the market as the U.S. majors' most lucrative territory outside the U.S.
With an eye to landing more film projects, Reba McEntire has tapped Creative Artists Agency for represen-tation in all fields.
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Fox's Washington O&O WTTG was slapped with a $10,000 fine for eight violations of the FCC's rules covering limits on advertisements during children's programming.
Warner Bros. has signed Chicago White Sox slugger Albert Belle, baseball's highest-paid player, to its endorsement roster for its new WB Sport brand of sports apparel and merchandise.
The new TV ratings program guidelines may provide a shield for broadcasters to pro-vide even more primetime bathroom humor, said Senate Communications Subcommittee chairman Conrad Burns (R-Mont.)…
America Online agreed Wednesday to reimburse customers in 35 states who have been unable to log on to the subscription-based service.
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.
Eric Breindel, editorial page editor of the New York Post, has been appointed senior vice president of Rupert Murdoch's News Corp. Effective Monday, Breindel's New York-based role will focus on…
Michael Grade will become executive chairman of First Leisure Corp., Britain's biggest nightclub owner, when he exits as chief exec of Channel 4 in July, it was announced Wednesday.