Dream Entertainment has named Bryant Rolle VP of acquisitions and special projects. * * * Mercury Records Group has named Ken Walsh senior VP of finance and administration. Responsible for the…
HIGH POINTS: The Walt Disney Co. was displaced as market share leader by the Sony Pictures Entertainment powerhouse lineup in 1997, but Disney still cobbled together a solid annum with two…
HIGH POINTS: Paramount's frugal approach to filmmaking and its fervent commitment to production co-financing once again contributed to a profitable, if not headline-grabbing, year.
Pay TV distribution exec Carlos Diaz, one of the most respected sales honchos in Latin America, has ankled Turner Intl. for fellow Atlanta-based cabler LAPTV, Daily Variety has learned.
TeleCommunications Inc. chairman John Malone cemented his personal control of the cabler in a series of deals disclosed Monday, in an apparent response to a secretive attempt last year by Microsoft…
The holidays are over but it should be smooth sailing for some time for the unstoppable "Titanic," which has emerged from the record year-end moviegoing period with a tremendous $157.5 million cume.
New Line's "Wag the Dog" kicked up its heels over the New Year's weekend to become the top dog on the exclusives roster after Fine Line's "Deconstructing Harry" went wide.
Nominations list for the 40th annual Grammy awards. For recordings released during the eligibility year Oct. 1, 1996, through Sept. 30, 1997. More or less than five nominations in a category are as a…
Steve Sadicario, VP/business affairs at ABC News, is ankling the Alphabet web to join the N.S. Bienstock tenpercentery. Sadicario, a 17-year ABC veteran who has held his current post at the news…
Lizz Winstead, co-creator and head writer for Comedy Central's "The Daily Show" and whose ongoing feud with host Craig Kilborn turned ugly and public in December, has decided to leave the show rather…
Digital visual effects shop Foundation Imaging, established in 1992 by Emmy-award winning visual f/x artists Ron Thornton and Paul Beigle-Bryant, has recently completed work for three major theme…