A slew of Oscar hopefuls began their overseas campaigns last week with decidedly mixed results while most of the B.O. action was centered around "The World Is Not Enough" and "The Sixth Sense" as biz…
Both sides' proposals for upcoming contract talks between advertisers and the two actors' unions will be exchanged and made public today as a prelude to the start of face-to-face negotiations three…
German news channel N-TV can count itself among the growing number of profit-making Teutonic webs, with the station recording a gain for the first time in 1999.
In its first original series order, TNT has picked up 13 episodes of "Bull," a one-hour drama series from Warner Bros. TV, the cabler announced Friday at the Television Critics Assn. Tour.
U.K.-based EMI, music's last major independent player, has been snapped up at last and will pool its business with Warner Music in a new Time Warner-led venture that will rival current industry…
TV and newspaper group Tribune Corp. said Friday its net income for 1999 rose 8% to $415 million, due in part to a strong showing at its broadcast division -- the largest station group not owned by a…
The ongoing strength of "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire" now threatens to turn Thursday, an NBC stronghold for 15 years, into an ABC night whenever the Peacock goes into rerun.
VISIT VARIETY'S SUNDANCE 2000 There hasn't been much snowfall in Park City yet, but there has been a flurry of acquisitions activity. Sony Pictures Classics struck first on Saturday, closing a deal…
Celeb restaurant chain Planet Hollywood Intl. emerged from U.S. Bankruptcy Court Friday with a second chance to make a go of its struggling business. "We're back in the game," chairman-CEO Robert…
After 10 seasons, countless cast changes and even more hairstyles, "Beverly Hills, 90210" will end its run at the end of this season.