Sharon Stone has signed an eight-figure deal to reprise her role as icepick-wielding, seductive murder suspect Catherine Tramell in "Basic Instinct 2." The film will be financed and produced by C-2…
Emmis Communications came out with strong quarterly earnings Thursday and announced a flurry of station deals, including plans to acquire six radio stations from Sinclair Broadcast Group and swap…
A federal appeals court ruled Thursday that local officials can't force AT&T to open up its high-speed cable Internet networks to competitors.
With nearly 40 events, panels and keynote presentations skedded to take place during Variety's Showbiz Expo, which kicks off today and will run through Sunday at L.A.'s Convention Center, a number of…
Doug Moreland has been upped to senior vice president, pre-development, of Walt Disney Imagineering, and will oversee the company's real estate pre-development strategies worldwide. "Doug's…
Felicia Henderson wrote the premiere episode of “Soul Food.” Salim Akil is a staff writer on the Showtime series. George Tillman Jr., Robert Teitel and Kevin Arkadie are producers of the show, along…
NBC is close to promoting Ted Frank to the web's top scheduling post, which has been vacant since the March departure of longtime Peacock skedder Preston Beckman.
Spain's National Securities Market Commission (CNMV) has opened an investigation against Telefonica prexy Juan Villalonga.
Steve Zahn will star opposite Drew Barrymore in "Riding in Cars With Boys," which Penny Marshall will direct for Columbia Pictures.
New York Women in Film and Television has elected Marcie Setlow president of its board of directors for 2000-01. Setlow is prexy of consulting firm Setlow Media.
Starz Encore continues to fill out its new L.A.-based original programming wing, Starz Pictures, naming Jessica Stamen director of development and Gus Avila story editor. Stamen "brings the perfect…