The Sci Fi Channel has signed Dan Aykroyd to host "Out There," a latenight talkshow devoted to the paranormal.
The Brazilian government has postponed the controversial package of new taxes and fees on foreign pay TV programmers and theatrical and programming distributors.
Dallas' Deep Ellum Film, Music, Art, and Noise organization (DEFMAN), current sponsor of the Deep Ellum Film Festival in Dallas, has assumed responsibility for hosting the Santa Monica Film Festival…
Carmike Cinemas won a judge's approval Thursday of its bankruptcy-reorg plan, greenlighting an internal restructuring of the No. 3 U.S. circuit.
USA Networks, newly divested of its entertainment assets, has tapped former USA Interactive prexy Dara Khosrowshahi as its new exec vice president and financial chief as the Barry Diller-led firm…
"Singin' in the Rain" director Stanley Donen has been tapped to receive the 2002 Board of Governors award from the American Society of Cinematographers.
While French cinema pulled in increased market share at home in 2001 (Daily Variety, Jan. 3), pics also exported well, according to figures released by Unifrance this week.
The blacklist era will be the subject of a full-scale exhibition, "Reds and Blacklists: Political Struggles in the Movie Industry," to be presented by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences…
Television rating agencies will use the OTS (Opportunity to See) Update system in India along with ACNielsen-backed TAM and INTAM ratings system.
The Afghanistan capital of Kabul will be the venue of the Indian Film Festival 2002, according to an announcement from India's Information & Broadcasting Ministry and the Directorate of Film…
The Indian government has decided not to ban Pakistan's cable and satellite channels from coming into the country, despite border tensions between the two.