Without the drama of a breaking sex scandal or an ongoing impeachment trial, President Clinton's State of the Union Address on Thursday plunged to lowest-ever Nielsens, down 12 million viewers from…
President Clinton's proposal that the film, television, music and video industries implement a single content code to help parents screen sex and violence in popular culture is dead on arrival…
In the wake of the near-arrest of Iranian-born Slamdance filmmaker Farhad Yawari for allegedly handing out flyers for his pic on Park City streets (Daily Variety, Jan. 25), all seemed a bit quieter…
Following a trail blazed by the Peacock web, ABC has begun greenlighting its drama scripts as presentations rather than full-length pilots.
Village Roadshow Cinemas Intl. is launching its own U.K. circuit independent from Warner Village Cinemas, its existing joint venture with Warner Bros. Intl. Theaters.
Wall Street once again tuned into a possible acquisition of television station group Chris-Craft Industries Inc. by CBS, as talks between execs resumed and shares of the companies held steady in a…
As the Sundance Film Festival wound to a close late Saturday night with the awards ceremony and wrap party at the Park City Racquet Club, Lions Gate Films closed a deal to handle worldwide…
Marlon Brando is negotiating to co-star with Robert De Niro and Edward Norton in the Frank Oz-directed drama "The Score" for Mandalay Pictures.
Swiss-German distrib Highlight Communications has signed a three-year output deal with British director Mike Newell's Fifty Cannon production label.
Cahners Business Information -- the parent company of Variety and Daily Variety -- will launch in April the publication E-Commerce Business, which will cover the e-tailing market.
Atom Egoyan's "Felicia's Journey," the downbeat curtain-raiser at last year's Toronto Film Festival, took four nods at the 20th annual Genie Awards, held Sunday in Toronto.
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