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…
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…
A group including New York money manager Mario Gabelli raised its stake in Intl.
NOTE: This table may be divided and additional information on a particular entry may appear on more than one screen DAILY VARIETY FILM BOXOFFICE REPORT FOR THE WEEKEND OF FEB…
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.
Anne-Marie Johnson, in her sixth and final season on the MGM drama "In the Heat of the Night," has entered into an exclusive holding deal with CBS to star in a new half-hour comedy series.
Peter Iacangelo Sr., father of actor Peter Iacangelo, died Jan. 21 of an acute intracerebral hemorrhage on Long Island, N.Y. He was 71.
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.
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.
1. The Little Mermaid ('78) 2. Last of the Mohicans ('77)