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…
Sony Pictures Entertainment has beefed up its human resources profile with the appointment of two new VPs, one handling corporate human resources, the other international.
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).
Radio and TV writer Barbara Smitten Merlin, who began writing for radio programs in the late 1930s and later produced scripts for such TV shows as "The Millionaire" and "77 Sunset Strip," died July…
TNT has inked a two-year deal to telecast the Screen Actors Guild Awards, SAG and TNT officials announced.
Could Woody Woodpecker go on strike? That's what members of the union that represents Universal Studios Hollywood "fuzzies" such as Woody and "faces" such as Mae West say if their reps and park execs…
Sony runs the Lincoln Square theater in Manhattan. The Lincoln Plaza Cinema is independently owned and operated. Information was wrong in a story Wednesday.
Brad Silberling has been set to direct DreamWorks Pictures' comedy "Straight Man," based on the book by Richard Russo.
Nickelodeon's inhouse animation unit has picked up a series based on TV's first half-cat, half-dog character, ordering 40 episodes of "CatDog" for a planned debut on the network in fall 1998.
Howie Mandel has a new home in the Windy City --- Tribune Broadcasting's flagship WGN Chicago.