Excite has secured the exclusive online rights to the fifth annual U.S. Comedy Arts Festival in Aspen, Colo., March 3-7.
Victory Co. of Japan (JVC) and telecommunications giant Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corp. (NTT), along with three other firms, are planning to launch a test system to deliver music as data to…
Visual f/x and post-production shop Flat Earth Prods. Inc. has launched Flat Earth Entertainment to co-produce as well as develop its own slate of pics. The company would produce the effects for the…
During the American Film Market, Daily Variety will be located at the Loews Santa Monica Hotel in suites 656 and 657.
For the third consecutive week, blossoming pop star Britney Spears owned the bestselling album in the nation, with her Jive Records disc "Baby One More Time" posting sales of nearly 198,000 copies…
RTL Television's new gay magazine program, "Anders Trend," has conquered latenight auds.
HBO scored its best boxing numbers in four years, a 16.5 Nielsen rating in HBO homes, on Feb. 20 with the live cablecast of the Felix Trinidad-Pernell Whitaker welterweight-title fight.
As part of its aggressive growth plans in the entertainment industry, ACNielsen EDI has appointed Frank Stagliano VP of product development and strategy and Shelley Zalis VP of entertainment…
Director Joel Schumacher will soon turn his attention to a remake of the award-winning French thriller "L'Appartement" ("The Apartment") for Paramount-based Lakeshore Entertainment.
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer's financial picture is improving but remains bleak, with the Lion reporting a net loss which almost halved to $43.7 million in the December quarter.