Jeff Wachtel has been appointed president of Alliance Television, replacing Michael Weisbarth, who ankled the position last week after seven years with the indie company (Daily Variety, July 1).
An Italian judge on Tuesday sentenced billionaire tycoon-turned-politico Silvio Berlusconi to two years and nine months in prison for bribing tax inspectors in exchange for easy audits at several of…
Home & Garden TV, the cable network that reaches more than 41 million households in the U.S., has signed a deal to help bankroll the 1998 Rockefeller Center Flower & Garden Show.
Domestic Film DAILY
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No Good Deed
No Good Deed1Daily:$1.2M Cumulative:$28.9M Sony / Screen Gems -35.29%
Guardians of the Galaxy
Guardians of the Galaxy2Daily:$586,451 Cumulative:$307.9M Disney -24.71%
Dolphin Tale 2
Dolphin Tale 23Daily:$506,166 Cumulative:$17.6M Warner Brothers -28.02%
Stock in United Video Satellite Group plunged 9% Tuesday after news broke of the company's $2.8 billion cash offer to acquire Gemstar Intl. Group, the high-tech firm that distributes electronic TV…
Commercial director Antony Hoffman -- whose noteworthy spots include the Budweiser Beer ad pitting the company's signature Clydesdales in a gridiron grapple -- is set to make his feature debut on the…
CNN International is planning to team with a local partner, Spanish film and TV conglom Sogecable, to launch a pay TV news service for Spain called CNN Plus.
CBS corporate relations veep Jack Bergen will exit the Eye web at the end of the month to head the recently hatched Assn. of Public Relations Firms.
Mikail Markhasev was convicted Tuesday of murdering entertainer Bill Cosby's son, Ennis, during a botched robbery, by a jury that deliberated for less than six hours. Markhasev, 19, was also found…
Robert DeNiro's Tribeca Prods. has signed on to develop its first two projects for cable net HBO, a biopic about Muhammad Ali and a miniseries about the parole system, said Tribeca partner Jane…
Storm, the London-based model management company backed by Richard Branson, is branching out into the talent agency business by setting up Storm Artists Management.