Aussie moviecaster the Movie Network, owned by Warner Bros., MGM and Disney, will add a third channel to its lineup and unveil a new logo and on-air look Sept. 7.
Los Angeles-based Team Entertainment has inked a 10-year pact with Beyond for the Aussie distributor to oversee the international distribution of 335 half-hours of documentary and reality TV series…
In a sign that union politics are heating up, WGAW prexy Brad Radnitz has strongly endorsed Lynn Roth for the presidency and has sharply criticized guild VP Daniel Petrie Jr.'s decision to run for…
ABC named a new head writer for "Port Charles," its fledgling "General Hospital" spinoff that's off to a slow start as a daytime serial.
A&E TV Networks and the Modern Times Group of Scandinavia have clenched a multiyear arrangement to distribute and operate the History Channel in the Nordic region and Baltic territories beginning in…
Mann Theatres has named Sig Raulinaitis director of construction, overseeing the Encino-based circuit's aggressive theater-building program.
A local media frenzy of negative publicity brought a quick end to the blackout of New York Mets games on Time Warner Cable of NYC (Daily Variety, Aug. 19).
At least four top executives at Marvel Entertainment Group, including president and chief executive officer David Schreff, have been pinkslipped as part of the company's ongoing efforts to cut costs…
Paramount TV veteran Steve Madoff has been promoted to executive vice president of business and legal affairs for the studio's worldwide pay TV and video division.
New Line Television has inked an unusual pact with the Continental Basketball Assn. to develop series, sell a package of games and handle merchandising and sponsorship sales for the league.
Director William Friedkin made another mark in showbiz last Thursday, this time on Hollywood Boulevard, where the helmer's star was unveiled on the Walk of Fame.