Vivendi chief Jean-Marie Messier is due to speak directly to Canal Plus staffers today for the first time since the three-way merger with Seagram was announced.
France's leading TV network TF1 and the Pathe group could be on the verge of creating a European major to rival Studio Canal. Identical statements from both companies Tuesday confirmed that the two…
Media stocks took a dive Tuesday morning after Morgan Stanley Dean Witter analyst Richard Bilotti downgraded the group on advertising jitters that have spooked investors and battered showbiz shares…
Actor William Baldwin, recently reupped for a second term as president of the Creative Coalition, believes the entertainment industry will face a rough road no matter who wins the contested…
Sony Music's Epic Records Group has promoted Scott Greer to vice president of the label's worldwide marketing operations, Epic said Tuesday.
The Thanksgiving weekend box office competish resembles the brother vs. brother battle of last month's World Series. Headline writers knew going in that the result could be summed up as "New York…
In conjunction with the publication of a new collection of essays on film critic Andrew Sarris, edited by Variety senior film critic Emanuel Levy, the Los Angeles County Museum of Art will host a…
Fridrik Thor Fridriksson's "Angels of the Universe" will be Iceland's submission to the Oscars, it was announced Sunday evening during the Edda Awards. The pic swept Iceland's Edda film awards…
Showtime, searching for new ways to promote its firstrun series, has sold a one-time-only telecast of four episodes of its "Resurrection Blvd." drama, featuring an all-Hispanic cast, to the Telemundo…
Toronto-based Records on Wheels has settled its C$65 million ($42.1 million) lawsuit against the Canadian division of 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment out of court for less than $65,000.