United Artists will open its first theater in Thailand on Friday. The $5 million project to build the five-screen multiplex is a joint venture called Siam UATC, in which UA, Britain's Pacific Media…
Vets and freshmen play off one another with mixed results in debut helmer Santiago Matallana's "The Guardian Angel," an affectionate family comedy set in upper-middle-class Madrid at the turn of the…
C-Span is branching out into radio with a $13 million deal to purchase a Washington, D.C., station currently owned by the District of Columbia.
The Shrine Auditorium will be the home of the 1998 Oscars, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences officially announced on Thursday, confirming earlier reports (Daily Variety, July 2).
As a result of declining market share, Telemundo Group continued to bleed red ink in its second quarter earnings report, which was released Thursday.
Taking significant stock in the adage that two heads are better than one, DreamWorks' principal troika has named veteran foreign sales exec Jonathan Chissick as co-head of DreamWorks Intl…
Cinemania, one of the premier film-related sites on the World Wide Web and one of Microsoft Corp.'s most successful ventures into CD-ROM/Internet hybrid publishing, is being "disappeared" this week…
TNT has inked a two-year deal to telecast the Screen Actors Guild Awards, SAG and TNT officials announced.
The daytime CBS drama "The Young and the Restless" has reached another milestone in its amazing run atop the nation's daytime household ratings.
Marie S. Pryor, wife of former Daily Variety editor Tom Pryor, died Wednesday at Encino Hospital following an extended illness. She was 85.