Yet another report confirms third-quarter network revenues took a tumble due to comparisons with last year's Olympics-fueled pace.
Warner Bros. Domestic Pay TV will produce a weekly half-hour music magazine series exclusively for DirecTV, to begin in February 1988.
A day after being fined by the National Basketball Assn. for comments he made criticizing Turner Broadcasting for renewing its NBA TV rights package at double its previous cost, Tele-Communications…
UNITED KINGDOM Andrea Calderwood has been appointed head of production at Pathe Pictures, one of three companies that were awarded lottery production franchises by the Arts Council of England in May…
Southern California is about to get another 24-hour regional sports network starting in October 1998, courtesy of ESPN.
Hollywood gets to keep its weapons lethal. Or, at least for movie and television purposes, fully loaded and lethal looking.
Universal TV Enterprises has won the bidding war against such powerhouses as Paramount, Warner Bros. and King World for the right to distribute a Maury Povich-hosted talkshow starting in fall 1998.
Forming a potent partnership, Polygram Filmed Entertainment will join Warner Bros. and Spanish film and TV conglom Sogecable in a new three-way theatrical film distribution alliance in Spain.
According to a spokesman for TriStar Pictures, the final negative cost of the James L. Brooks film “As Good As it Gets” was in the mid-$50 millions, contrary to what was suggested in Wednesday’s…
Nielsen Media Research said TV ratings produced by its would-be rival, Statistical Research Inc. (SRI), will be at least 12% higher because of a decision to include bystanders who aren't watching…
Despite the powerful but too-brief presence of Julie Harris as her holy-terror grandmother, this is young thesp Jena Malone's vidpic. Malone's solemn-faced, bounce-back Ellen Foster strides bravely…