Greg Probert has been upped to executive VP of Buena Vista Home Entertainment Worldwide.
Pittard Sullivan CEO Billy Pittard will deliver the keynote address for the weeklong Digital Video Conference at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Burbank Hilton Convention Center. Info: (213) 962-8203. * * *…
"The CBS Evening News" eked out a rare victory over ABC's "World News Tonight" in a week skewed by baseball playoffs on NBC and Fox.
The NBC O&Os are expected as early as today to announce its plans for the access hour during the 1998-99 season, and sources say the syndie strip "Access Hollywood" will likely be renewed for another…
Buena Vista Home Entertainment will officially start filling its digital videodisc shelf with the Dec. 2 release of eight film titles, including the $100 million-grossing "George of the Jungle"…
Buena Vista Home Entertainment has joined Pioneer in a deal to bring digital videodisc (DVD) products to the Japanese market, the two companies announced Monday.
Fox Lorber has acquired domestic homevid and TV rights to a selection of pics from the library of French distributor UGC. The pact enhances the vid distribber's leadership position in the foreign/art…
Confusion and disgruntlement are breaking out within the Tokyo-based DVD Forum, the association of 10 DVD hardware makers convened to hammer out details of compatibility and mutuality.
Columbia TriStar Home Video has paid $2.7 million for worldwide rights in all media to Evan Dunsky's first feature, "Life During Wartime," which premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival…
Despite recent doom and gloom reports from the trenches of the video market, the kid's direct-to-video biz seems to continue enjoying a healthy climate.
Dic Entertainment has just annnounced that it's diving into the direct-to-video market with an animated special about the life and times of civil rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr.