Variety Staff

  • Film

Oscar watch


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…

  • TV

Cahn PBS kidvid topper


Alice Cahn has been named director of children's programming at PBS. Cahn, director of the Los Angeles-based Education First!, assumes the post Feb. 16. She is a veteran children's TV programmer…


  • Biz

Financial Briefs


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.

Video chart bows


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.

Exec Shuffle


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.

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