Ascent Entertainment will pay its former CEO Charles Lyons a surprisingly rich severance package of $3.6 million, the company has revealed in an SEC filing.
In a significant move designed to make Virgin Records a major player in the rock music marketplace, the label has inked a multiyear, multimillion-dollar deal with Happy Walters and his Immortal Film…
Jeanie Bradley has been upped to exec VP of programming for Columbia TriStar TV, where she oversees the studio's slate of primetime comedy and drama skeins.
The masters program of the 24th Toronto Intl. Film Festival will feature 13 films from internationally renowned filmmakers. They include Peter Greenaway's "Eight and a Half Women," Carlos Saura's…
Fox Broadcasting Co., the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences and Nokia will join forces on a public service initiative to be announced on the Emmycast Sept. 12.
Newspapers once again have cried foul to the Federal Communications Commission over rules blocking them from owning a television or radio station in the same market as their paper.
Tom Tapp and Nancy Tartaglione have joined the editorial staff of the Special Reports unit of Daily Variety and Variety as associate editors.
Sid Ganis has been elected president of the Academy Foundation, the educational and cultural arm of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences.
Within a two hour drive of San Francisco are getaway spots to please even the most jaded traveler: the Napa and Sonoma Valleys, Carmel and Monterey peninsula and Big Sur.
Television and Internet broadcaster NewsNet Central said Tuesday it has received investments from Frank Biondi Jr., former head of Universal Studios, and Jules Haimovitz, prexy of MGM Networks.
The Walt Disney Co. said Tuesday it has agreed to sell its Fairchild Publications magazine division to Advance Publications' Conde Nast, owner of Vogue, Glamour, Mademoiselle and a host of other…