In the race to bring interactive TV services to consumers, Microsoft Corp. on Wednesday said it has expanded its deal with AT&T-owned high-speed Internet provider Excite@Home to roll out a jointly…
Germany's leading film and television company Kirch has sued Universal Studios for more than $2 billion, charging that the studio breached a major pay TV licensing deal by concealing its plan to…
Canal Plus chairman Pierre Lescure has reshuffled his top management team following a board meeting Wednesday in Paris. The changes will take effect Jan. 4.
On the heels of the successful opening weekend of "Deuce Bigalow: Male Gigolo," the pic's scribe Harris Goldberg has sold an untitled pitch to Warner Bros. for a mid-six-figure pricetag.
Georgia-born French helmer Otar Iosseliani's "Adieu, plancher des vaches" (Farewell, Home Sweet Home) won Gaul's most prestigious cinema prize, the Prix Louis Delluc, Wednesday in a ceremony at the…
The boom in advertising sales has continued through the fall and winter, surprising most analysts and industry insiders, who predicted a slowdown in Italy's advertising market in the last part of the…
Christian Moerk has been upped to film editor effective immediately, it was announced by Peter Bart, Variety vice president and editor-in-chief.
Fox apparently thinks "Greed" will be good on Friday nights. The "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire" ripoff, which has dramatically boosted Fox's fortunes on Thursday nights since bowing in November…
Once again the Federal Communications Commission is struggling with broadcasters over the industry's obligation to compensate the public for the billions of dollars' worth of airwaves it was given to…
Elijah Wood, Janeane Garofalo, Christopher Walken and Peter O'Toole are among the stars who will be featured in Starz! Pictures' lineup of original movies in winter and early spring, the company…
Amy Pascal has been named chairman of Columbia Pictures, it was announced by John Calley, chairman-CEO of Sony Pictures Entertainment.