Robert Shapiro has been named senior executive consultant for the 65th Academy Awards presentation, marking his fourth Oscar assignment. Shapiro's most recent credit is as executive in charge of…
Artist-sculptor Barbara Ann Housekepper -- mother of Lee Housekepper, who was a booking agent for the Doors and Jefferson Airplane -- died Jan. 19 at her home in Half Moon Bay.
Marvel Entertainment Group Inc. posted a 92.6% increase in net income for the fourth quarter, fueled by its acquisition of Fleer Corp.
Lou Gattozzi, operations director at WJW-TV, Cleveland, will serve as chairman and chief executive officer of NATPE Intl. for the 1993-94 term.
Stan J. Wojno Jr., an actor, died Feb. 1 of respiratory failure in Los Angeles. He was 45 years old. Wojno received his education from the College of William & Mary and Kansas State U., graduating…
Peter Iacangelo Sr., father of actor Peter Iacangelo, died Jan. 21 of an acute intracerebral hemorrhage on Long Island, N.Y. He was 71.
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Today Daily Variety unveils a new video sell-through chart featuring data from VideoScan, the only point-of-sale video tracking system. Chart will run every Monday. See page 6.
Mercedes Ruehl, last year's supporting actress Oscar-winner for "The Fisher King," will be waking up early on Feb. 17 to announce the Oscar nominations at 5 :30 a.m. with Academy president Robert…
Jan Craven has been upped to director, client and group relations, MCA Television Group, with responsibilities including facilitating communications among all the group's divisions.
A $ 150 million issue of Blockbuster Entertainment Corp. senior notes, due Feb. 15, 1998, was priced as 6 5/8% at 99.90 to yield 6.649%, 118 basis points above the five-year Treasury note.