Cinemania, one of the premier film-related sites on the World Wide Web and one of Microsoft Corp.'s most successful ventures into CD-ROM/Internet hybrid publishing, is being "disappeared" this week…
The Shrine Auditorium will be the home of the 1998 Oscars, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences officially announced on Thursday, confirming earlier reports (Daily Variety, July 2).
Rave reviews for Livent Inc.'s Los Angeles production of "Ragtime" came too late to pump up second-quarter financial results.
Two years after their merger, Goldcrest Films Intl. and IAC are splitting up again.
Public shareholders in Lin Television Corp. are hoping Hicks, Muse, Tate & Furst's $1.7 billion bid for the broadcaster turns out to be the opening bid in an auction of the company rather than the…
The conventional Hollywood ways of producing and releasing films were cheekily challenged --- and stoutly defended --- at the Australian Movie Convention Wednesday.
The WB Network's "The Jamie Foxx Show" will move from Wednesday to Sunday next month when the netlet rolls out its new fall lineup.
Civic pride came to the fore Wednesday when John Malone's Denver-based Liberty Media agreed to invest $15 million in the Pepsi Center, a new arena to be built by 1999 to house the Colorado Avalanche…
Dean Valentine, president of Walt Disney TV and Walt Disney TV Animation, is in the final stages of negotiations to take over the helm of netlet UPN from departing prexy/CEO Lucie Salhany.
"Un Air Si Pur," the latest pic from "Colonel Chabert" helmer Yves Angelo, will have its world preem as the opening-night pic at this year's Montreal World Film Festival, it was announced by fest…
As anticipated, Scott Greenstein has joined specialized film company October Films as co-president alongside partners Bingham Ray and John Schmidt, October said Wednesday (Daily Variety, July 8).