In an unexpected move, longtime ABC Inc. exec Alan Wurtzel is jumping to NBC to fill the newly created position of president, research and media development.
British Sky Broadcasting has announced it is giving away free set-top boxes to subscribers of its SkyDigital platform, a preemptive strike aimed at rival ONdigital and the digital plans of U.K.'s…
New Line Cinema has shelled out $1 million-plus for Jason Keller's spec "Sugar's Sweet Science of Bruising" for Danny DeVito to direct, produce and top-line.
In a move that reflects the tenuous state of network-affil relations -- and possibly the budget crunch hitting all the webs -- ABC has made a last-minute decision to pare back next month's affil…
Fox Entertainment Group's net profit plummeted 89% to $8 million in the March quarter on 4.4% lower revenues of $1.7 billion, Fox said Wednesday, as earnings came back down to earth from last year's…
Noel Archambault, a pioneering large-format camera operator-stereographer who was killed last year in an aircraft crash while filming "Galapagos: The Enchanted Voyage" (Daily Variety, July 2), will…
Polite applause and a wide range of reactions greeted the industry's first full screenings of "Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace" which unspooled for exhibitors Tuesday night in eight key…
The now 44-year-old Antonio Perez first caught Variety's attention during a fiesta for Pedro Almodovar's "Labyrinth of Passion" at the San Sebastian Film Festival way back in 1982.