A tentative deal between Hollywood studios and IATSE has been salvaged after a five-week standoff, and the proposal is expected to go out to members later this month.
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Management and production shingle the Firm fired 9% of its employees on Friday. Move comes seven months after its absorption of Artists Management Group. The largely administrative cuts reduce the…
"Catch Me If You Can" set a cracking pace out of the blocks in Australia and Taiwan this weekend, and consolidated last week's No. 1 debut in Mexico.
FCC topper Michael Powell loves his TiVo, calling it "god's machine" at this weekend's Consumer Electronics Show. But having the nation's top regulator touting the personal video recorder is likely…
Steve Case, the man who made his name betting on the future, is history at AOL Time Warner. Case will step down as chairman of AOL Time Warner at the annual shareholders' meeting in May, the company…
Even as UPN suffers through a ratings slump this season, netlet toppers promise better days ahead.
NBC is tackling the Super Bowl again, pitting a 20-minute edition of "Saturday Night Live" against ABC's Shania Twain halftime spectacular.
Just a day after Universal revealed that it has signed Ving Rhames to star in an updated version of a '70s cop show from its own stable, "Kojak" (Daily Variety, Jan. 10), the USA Network has…
Reacting to financial headaches for thesps, the SAG-producers pension and health plan has extended the deadline to Jan. 31 for payment of its first-ever health insurance premiums.
Maurice Gibb, the background vocalist, resident comedian and bassist in rock's most successful brother group, the Bee Gees, died Jan. 12 after emergency surgery for an intestinal blockage. He was 53.