Sidney “Big Sid” Ginsberg, a retired motion picture distribution and production executive, died of cancer June 18 in Sarasota, Fla. He was 78. He began as an assistant theater manager for Loews…
Judy Quinn joins the New York staff of Variety as a reporter covering the book and magazine beats, Editor-in-Chief Peter Bart announced.
AT THE HELM: Denzel Washington will make his directorial debut next May when he steps behind the camera for Fox Searchlight on “Finding Fish,” the autobiographical tale of Antwone Fisher, a former…
Editor Matthew V. Storin announced Wednesday that he had asked for and received a resignation from longtime -- and recently embattled -- columnist Mike Barnicle.
Emmy nominees Julianna Margulies ("ER") and Patrick Stewart ("Moby Dick") have been tapped as presenters on next month's kudocast.
Look out, Dick and Jane. Here comes Spider-Man and he's trying to capture his share of the beginning readers market.
Seinfeld gameplan: lunch NEW YORK — Following Jerry Seinfeld’s stand-up run at Broadway’s Broadhurst Theater this month for HBO, it’s anybody’s guess what the Master of His Own Domain might do next…
CanWest Global Communications and Shaw Communications announced Tuesday that the two companies have reached an agreement for carving up the assets of media giant Western Intl. Communications, worth…
In a rare move for the newsweekly and as a result of what it calls President Clinton's "historic" Monday testimony and public address regarding his relationship with Monica Lewinsky, the next issue…
There's life after Live! magazine for Thomasine (Tommi) Lewis, who moves from the just defunct Ticketmaster pub to Petersen pub Teen magazine as editor-at-large, a new position. Lewis will report to…
Hot off the HBO film "The Rat Pack," which begins airing Saturday, director Rob Cohen is looking to make his next film "Fortune's Fools," a Fox 2000 drama scripted by Eric Berkquist.