Public shareholders in Lin Television Corp. are hoping Hicks, Muse, Tate & Furst's $1.7 billion bid for the broadcaster turns out to be the opening bid in an auction of the company rather than the…
The conventional Hollywood ways of producing and releasing films were cheekily challenged --- and stoutly defended --- at the Australian Movie Convention Wednesday.
The WB Network's "The Jamie Foxx Show" will move from Wednesday to Sunday next month when the netlet rolls out its new fall lineup.
Civic pride came to the fore Wednesday when John Malone's Denver-based Liberty Media agreed to invest $15 million in the Pepsi Center, a new arena to be built by 1999 to house the Colorado Avalanche…
Dean Valentine, president of Walt Disney TV and Walt Disney TV Animation, is in the final stages of negotiations to take over the helm of netlet UPN from departing prexy/CEO Lucie Salhany.
"Un Air Si Pur," the latest pic from "Colonel Chabert" helmer Yves Angelo, will have its world preem as the opening-night pic at this year's Montreal World Film Festival, it was announced by fest…
As anticipated, Scott Greenstein has joined specialized film company October Films as co-president alongside partners Bingham Ray and John Schmidt, October said Wednesday (Daily Variety, July 8).
With the German premiere of "Beauty and the Beast" on Dec. 5, Stella AG, Germany's largest musical production company, will go public.
After just a one-week absence, Puff Daddy and the Family's "No Way Out" returned to the top of the U.S. album sales chart. The Bad Boy/Arista Records disc switched posts with rappers Bone…
Sony runs the Lincoln Square theater in Manhattan. The Lincoln Plaza Cinema is independently owned and operated. Information was wrong in a story Wednesday.
The domestic box office is expected to burst the $4 billion mark today, approximately two weeks faster than the prior speed record set in 1996. Through the comparable period of last year, box office…