Pay television group Canal Plus has confirmed that it is willing to sell its 24.9% stake in German TV weblet Vox to Rupert Murdoch, providing the deal gets the blessing of the Bertelsmann group.
Today is the deadline for submitting nomination ballots for the upcoming 50th annual primetime Emmy Awards.
Seven months into Jane Friedman's reign as president and CEO of HarperCollins, the company is launching HarperEntertainment, an imprint devoted solely to entertainment- and media-related publishing…
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Guardians of the Galaxy
Guardians of the Galaxy1Daily:$5.8M Cumulative:$281.2M Disney -16.98%
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles2Daily:$3.7M Cumulative:$166.3M Paramount Pictures -21.00%
If I Stay
If I Stay3Daily:$2.5M Cumulative:$32.3M Warner Brothers / New Line -25.19%
Fox 2000 has paid a low six-figure sum for "Here on Earth," a romantic drama pitch by Michael Seitzman for Friendly Prods.
With about 60% of business completed in the cable upfront ad market, cable is on track to reach the $2.8 billion total sales figure that its honchos optimistically predicted prior to the market.
The man who's generally described as "the uncredited writer of the first draft of 'American Graffiti' " has just inked a deal with St. Martin's Press, for a novel due out in spring 1999.
Richard Gere and Julia Roberts will reteam for the first time since the B.O. hit "Pretty Woman" in the Lakeshore-Interscope production "Runaway Bride" for Paramount Pictures.
MSNBC anchor Keith Olbermann is apologizing for some nasty comments he made about Fox News Channel.
A.H. Belo Corp. announced plans to repurchase shares Thursday, claiming its "stock has never represented better value."
If it's the Oscar show, it must be Sunday. That's the decree of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences, in an announcement that had been expected for months (Daily Variety, Feb. 10).