A little more than 20 years ago, George Stevens Jr. decided it was time for the U.S., the driving force in the world's popular culture, to figure out a way to salute it's performing art with…
After two years of courtship, DreamWorks has secured the first full-length animated feature from Oscar-winning Aardman Animations with the claymation project "Chicken Run."
It was a case of third time lucky for Polygram Filmed Entertainment, which confirmed Wednesday that it had successfully bid $225 million for the 1,051-title Epic film library (Daily Variety, Dec. 3)…
After a respectable test run Monday, NBC is moving the Jenny McCarthy sitcom "Jenny" to 8:30 p.m. on that night for the last three weeks of December.
The retro trend continues. Columbia TriStar TV is out pitching a remake of the drama "Fantasy Island," and sources say UPN is very interested in getting its hands on the show.
A record 2,000 participants, including some 700 buyers, have descended on Hong Kong for the fourth edition of the Mip Asia television market, running today through Saturday. They won't be back --- at…
Maureen Lesourd, the embattled prexy and G.M. of the Disney-owned ABC Radio stations KABC, KTZN and KLOS-FM whose 19-month tenure was marked by high-profile format changes, demotions and firings, has…
Luke Perry has joined the cast of indie feature, "The Florentine," a co-production of Initial Entertainment Group and American Zoetrope.
Cablevision Systems Corp., the owner of Madison Square Garden and the sixth-largest cable operator in the U.S., has bought Radio City Prods. -- the company that operates Radio City Music Hall -- for…
United Artists has optioned Elaine Kagan's upcoming novel "Somebody's Baby" for producer Frank Mancuso Jr.'s FGM Entertainment, the studio confirmed Wednesday.
Domestic Film DAILY
PROVIDED BY: Box Office
Captain America: The Winter Soldier
Captain America: The Winter Soldier1Daily:$4.3M Cumulative:$174.9M Disney 22.52%
Rio 22Daily:$3.6M Cumulative:$52.9M Fox 17.90%
Heaven is for Real
Heaven is for Real3Daily:$3.3M Cumulative:$7.0M Sony / TriStar -10.21%