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…
Kennedy, MTV's house conservative, has signed on with CBS Sports as a correspondent for the 1998 Winter Olympics in Japan. She'll cover the snowboarding and downhill skiing events for the Eye web in…
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…
A $119 million fourth quarter loss at 20th Century Fox helped drag down News Corp.'s full-year fiscal 1997 net profit by 27% to $561 million, the company said Tuesday.
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.
Nearly 18 months after its first scheduled release, Capitol Records/EMI-Capitol Entertainment Properties will issue the four CD "Pet Sounds Sessions" by the Beach Boys on Nov. 4.
Veteran screenwriter and script doctor Charles Eastman ("The All-American Boy," "The Hundredth Monkey," "Little Fauss and Big Halsey") has joined Bouquet Multimedia as the production boutique's…
The world premiere of Jean-Jacques Annaud's "Seven Years in Tibet" will be the closing gala presentation of the Toronto Intl. Film Festival on Sept. 13, fest director Piers Handling told a news…
Liberty Media Group, the programming affiliate of cable giant Tele-Communications Inc., launched a $270 million tender offer Tuesday to buy back 4% of its outstanding stock.
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).
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.