Attorneys for Jeffrey Katzenberg Monday led their expert witness through an explanation of how he arrived at two valuations for Katzenberg's controversial 2% bonus -- a figure of $482 million based…
Helmut Voss has been re-elected president of the Hollywood Foreign Press Assn. His term will run until June 2000.
Broadway B.O. wilted in the heat in the run-up to the Tony awards Sunday, with last week's grosses sliding by $1,322,091 to $11,388,049. That was a painful drop of 10.4%, and was matched by an even…
Trey Callaway and Michael Katleman have signed on as exec producers of Tim Burton's upcoming drama skein "Lost in Oz" from Columbia TriStar TV Distribution.
In an apparent attempt to revive its stalled stock price, the Walt Disney Co. is contemplating a reshuffle of its Internet assets through the possible $1.5 billion purchase of the outstanding 57% in…
Wink Communications has inked a multiyear, multimillion-dollar deal with Thomson Consumer Electronics to integrate Wink's interactive TV services in satcaster DirecTV's receivers beginning this fall.
The beaches of Saugatuck, Mich., will be the setting for that area's inaugural Waterfront Film Festival this weekend.
Warner Bros. TV president Peter Roth has made his first executive hire at the studio, naming Tom Campbell senior VP of comedy development.
French services and communications giant Vivendi is set to acquire a 17% stake in Rupert Murdoch's BSkyB, and 20% of Gallic digital platform Canal Satellite, under a complex deal that will see it…
A&E Network has named Ed Hersh, a 16-year veteran of ABC News, to the new position of VP, documentary programming.
CNN's Headline News will unveil its new look (Daily Variety, Oct. 20, 1998) June 15, the cabler announced Monday.