Patrick Fitzgerald is senior VP, sales and distribution, for Buena Vista Home Entertainment. He was misidentified in Wednesday’s paper.
The Dept. of Justice on Wednesday greenlit News Corp.'s purchase of TV broadcaster Chris-Craft, as long as the partners agreed to shed KTVX, a Chris-Craft ABC affiliate in Salt Lake City.
Nielsen Media Research on Wednesday continued to have problems processing ratings data for Sunday, delaying the release of ratings for all dayparts on April 8. Daily Variety will report the numbers…
Veteran publicity exec Paul McGuire has been named senior VP for network communications at the WB Network.
AFTRA has promised a 50-50 split with the Screen Actors Guild on costs for a possible strike campaign but SAG insiders are dubious about the pledge.
Mergers can be angst-inducing and Vivendi Universal is no exception. But it's the folks at Canal Plus, not at U, who are biting their nails hardest as Jean-Marie Messier consolidates his media…
Got ID? Theater owners across the country are increasingly asking this question as pressure mounts to make sure America's kids aren't eyeballing R-rated pictures, absent an accompanying adult…
British helmer Danny Boyle has backed out of Columbia Pictures "Tick-Tock," a high-action suspense thriller written by Anthony Bagarozzi and Charles Mondry. Boyle had met on the project with the…
Following a monthlong search to replace longtime Wired editor Katarina Heron, Conde Nast editorial director James Truman has hired Chris Anderson, U.S. business editor of the Economist.
Lions Gate Prods. has given the greenlight to "American Psycho II," a sequel to the controversial thriller "American Psycho" that starred Christian Bale.
Marking the pic's 10th anniversary, Walt Disney Pictures' "Beauty and the Beast" will be released Jan. 1 in giant-screen format, including spruced-up imagery and a newly animated song sequence.