For the first time in its history, Fox has earned a share of the primetime Nielsen season-to-date lead in the adults 18-49 demographic, thanks to Sunday's brawny Super Bowl rating.
Bert Manzari, president of the Landmark Theatres chain and one of the most admired executives in the specialized film world, will shift to a consulting role with the arthouse chain, beginning Feb. 15.
Broadcasters woke up Monday morning to a shocking surprise from President Clinton who proposed slapping the nation's 1,209 commercial TV stations with a new $200 million fee that could cost…
Singapore-based HBO Asia has established its first representative office in Asia in Taiwan. James Marturano, senior vice president, sales and marketing HBO Asia announced Monday that Eric Lui, a…
Riccardo Tozzi, who resigned over the weekend from his position of head of production for Silvio Berlusconi's Mediaset TV operations (Daily Variety, Feb. 1), says he will continue working for…
Walt Disney Co. narrowly led all movie companies in ad spending for the first three quarters of 1998 -- beating Time Warner's beefed-up movie-ad budget, despite reining in its own ad outlays by 1%.
Marking the first sweeps crossover of a network series with its online counterpart, detectives from NBC's drama "Homicide: Life on the Street" will partner on Feb. 5 with characters from its Internet…
The Boston Red Sox have locked in an 80-game broadcast schedule on six TV stations throughout the New England area, including a major upgrade in Boston from last year's WABU, the UHF station owned by…
Writer-director Daniel Pyne will make his sophomore directorial effort based on an untitled pitch for Castle Rock Pictures and producer Chuck Weinstock.
In the wake of "Titanic," January's box office sank by 12% on a gross of $590.9 million for the first 31 days of 1999.
The Eagles have become the industry's only act to have two albums topping the 15 million unit mark, according to the January certifications issued by the Recording Industry Assn. of America.