In a deal that marks its largest theater contract to date, large-format kingpin Imax Corp. on Thursday pacted with Dallas-based exhibitor Cinemark USA Inc. to build 12 state-of-the-art Imax 3-D…
Columbia TriStar is poised to ink a pay-per-view deal with the four U.K. cable companies that signed a non-exclusive PPV deal with Warner Bros. last week (Daily Variety, Oct. 17).
Disney Online has named Richard Wolpert executive VP. Moving up from his technology senior VP slot, Wolpert is responsible for content development, production and technology for all Disney Online…
Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.), chairman of the Senate Commerce Committee, will give the keynote luncheon address at the third annual Worldwide Television Industry Summit Conference in New York Nov. 24.
"X"-philes turned out in droves over the weekend for the broadcast syndie bow of Chris Carter's dark and distinctive Fox drama.
John Malone's Liberty Media is expected to raise its stake in Barry Diller's HSN Inc. from 15% to 20%, using as payment its $345 million preferred stockholding in Fox Kids Worldwide Inc., sources…
Paramount Network TV on Thursday confirmed that it has inked a deal with actor Nathan Lane to star in a 1998 sitcom created and exec produced by the "Frasier" team of David Angell, Peter Casey and…
The WB is swapping timeslots for its Sunday series "Unhappily Ever After" and its frosh comedy "The Tom Show."
Kevin Bacon, Brandy, Carol Burnett, Carmen Electra, Bill Maher, Chris Rock, Ray Romano, Kyra Sedgwick and Gary Sinise are the first group of presenters set for TNT's 19th annual CableAce Awards…
South Africa and Canada are to sign an official film and television co-production agreement early next month, to coincide with the second Southern African Intl. Film and Television Market Nov. 3-7 in…