In a highly unusual proposal, Jim Griffiths, MGM's president of worldwide TV distribution, is giving the network that makes the best offer a lock on the exclusive network window to five pictures that…
The Screen Actors Guild plans to deliver by late July a counterproposal to Hollywood agents' request for sweeping changes in the SAG regulations governing tenpercenteries.
UNITED KINGDOM Tessa Ross has been named as head of drama at Channel 4, replacing Gub Neal, who is leaving to form an independent production company. Ross is currently working for the BBC’s…
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MGM will turn the volume knob up to 11 in September with a limited theatrical re-release and special DVD edition of "This is Spinal Tap."
Nielsen Media Research, still looking for a more accurate method of recording what TV shows people are watching, has agreed to pay $1 million as part of a contract with the Arbitron Co. to test a…
USA Networks has slotted three new series following the recent cancellation of action skeins "La Femme Nikita" (Daily Variety, May 15) and "Pacific Blue."
Gearing up for an awards show that's fit for the demands of high-tech TV, NATPE's Iris committee has restructured its annual Iris Awards, adding a high-definition programming category to its 34th…
The countdown is under way in France for the launch of the successful gameshow "Who Wants To be a Millionaire."
Helmer Alex Proyas is attached to helm and develop the supernatural suspenser "Enoch's Portal."
Documentary "The Eyes of Tammy Faye" will be the July 6 opening night film of Outfest 2000: The Los Angeles Gay and Lesbian Film Festival. Closing night will feature Sony Pictures Classics' "The…
Jonas Rosenfield, former president of the American Film Marketing Assn., who was responsible for that market's success, died Wednesday in his sleep at his home in Pacific Palisades. He was 84.