Herbert N. Dorfman will rejoin Orion Home Video in the newly created position of senior VP. Appointment is effective Dec. 14.
Nostalgia Network Inc. disclosed that it's in talks with possible investors to acquire the fledgling cable programmer.
Kent Fredericks, a TV syndication sales vet, died of lung cancer Nov. 11 in Seattle.
Janice and Robert Aull, a boy, Nicholas Stocks, Oct. 14, Santa Monica Hospital. Mother is VP, affiliate operations, for HBO. Father is an artist.
News Corp. said it is offering to redeem all of the 180 outstanding preferred shares of two of its subsidiaries, News Preferred Finance Inc. and Newscorp Preference Ltd., at $ 1 million a share, or $…
Gene O'Donnell, a film and TV actor, died of lung cancer Nov. 22 at the Motion Picture Hospital in Woodland Hills.
Majestic Films & Television Intl. has signed on to handle foreign distribution of American Playhouse telefilms, including the company's catalog product, under a new deal that starts Jan. 1.
Trade sources indicate that the reason Blockbuster Entertainment opted not to carry Woody Allen's "Shadows and Fog" in its stores was not because of publicity surrounding Allen's personal life, as…
Lorimar TV will pull a unique hat trick tomorrow from 9:30-10 p.m. with a program on each of the three networks in the same half-hour: ABC's "The Jackie Thomas Show," NBC's "Reasonable Doubts" and…
Today marks the debut of the Daily Variety/Video Store Video Rental Report.
No decision was issued Friday from Chicago's U.S. 7th Circuit Court of Appeals on the fate of fin-syn rules, raising eyebrows among interested parties.