Variety Staff

  • TV

WGBX Revamp Planned


With the luxury of having two channels in Boston, pubcaster WGBH is planning to revamp the schedule of its UHF-er to be more than a place for repeats and statehouse proceedings. According to program…


John Osborne


John Osborne, the “angry young man” who transformed British theater with his blistering social dramas and won an Oscar for the “Tom Jones” screenplay, died of a heart attack Dec. 24 in Shropshire…

Donald Fedderson


Donald Fedderson, who produced such TV favorites as “My Three Sons” and “The Millionaire,” died Dec. 18 at Cedars-Sinai Hospital in Los Angeles after a series of heart problems. He was 81. Fedderson…

Have-Nots Crave Slots


The heat has been turned up in TV’s development hell, making it more difficult for all but a handful of suppliers to break through on the established networks. Executives cite various factors…

  • Film

Wilson Inks Fox Pact


Mara Wilson, the 7-year-old star of 20th Century Fox’s remake of “Miracle on 34th Street,” has inked a nearly $1.5 million, non-exclusive deal with the studio to star in at least two of its movies…

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