The U.S. studios may gripe about escalating production budgets, marketing costs and talent paychecks, but their combined revenues from all media streams worldwide last year hit record heights.
The year-long impasse with Cablevision has just settled, and I would like to describe that settlement from YES’s perspective, since many press accounts have, in my opinion, misstated and…
Commercials helmer Dario Piana will direct "Snakeskin" for Emmett/Furla and Millennium Films.
"The Job's" Lenny Clarke has been hired as the lead in ABC's untitled Flett-Giordano/Ranberg project.
Vidgame publisher Electronic Arts settled a lawsuit against a group of former Los Angeles employees whom it accused of swiping material from its bestselling "Medal of Honor: Frontline" title when…
To the Editor: Susan Crabtree’s story on Sen. Joe Lieberman’s “back to bashing” Hollywood (Daily Variety, April 3) omits an immutable truth: Lieberman needs America’s vote, not Hollywood’s. While…
News Corp. would pay about $6.6 billion for a 35% controlling stake in Hughes Electronics, parent company of satcaster DirecTV, under terms of a deal nearly completed.
When President Bush arrived in Ireland on Monday for a summit meeting with British Prime Minister Tony Blair, the White House told the network pool that an initial press op would be strictly…
Congress may want the FCC to finish reviewing media ownership rules by June 2, but the commission itself remains widely divided, even on whether it has enough information to settle a momentous set of…
Miramax's film marketing and distribution team will remain status quo for the foreseeable future -- as will its approach to those operations -- following the collapse of talks with a pair of former…
Fox Searchlight will team with Michael Kuhn's Qwerty Films to make "I Love Huckabee's," an ensemble comedy originally set up at Warners and Miramax.