The 33rd Chicago Intl. Film Festival, the longest-running competitive fest in North America, kicks off Thursday with 150 features from 30 countries, seminars and special career tributes.
Sony's Game Show Network on Thursday announced the expansion of its affiliation agreement with Comcast Cable that will roll the 24-hour service into some 1.2 million homes over the next 30 days and…
A California bill that would give charter cities such as Los Angeles access to personal tax records has been sent to Gov. Pete Wilson for signature.
"Nothing Sacred," the controversial ABC series about a self-doubting priest, has won unlikely support from the newspaper of the nation's largest Roman Catholic archdiocese.
Julian Sands, who is quickly becoming a Mike Figgis staple, has inked to star in the helmer's indie pic "The Death and Loss of Sexual Innocence" opposite Saffron Burrows, sources said Friday.
Ethan Hawke, due onscreen next in "Gattaca" and "Great Expectations," is in serious talks to star in "Snow Falling On Cedars" under Scott Hicks' helm for Universal Pictures, sources said Friday.
UPN's new CEO, Dean Valentine, made his first big hire Friday, naming Tom Nunan executive vice president of entertainment at the netlet.
Walt Disney Co. and Jacor Communications Inc. are the subjects of speculation of another merger in the rapidly consolidating radio station business, Barron's reported in today's edition.
Geffen Records has tapped David Simone, former prexy of Polygram Music Publishing, as head of A&R. The signing, which had been expected (Daily Variety, July 21), signals a move by the label toward…
Demain!, one of four new offerings from Gallic paybox Canal Plus, will be the first web entirely devoted to soothing France's biggest headache: unemployment.
Soap operas rarely achieve geopolitical significance, but Venezuela's "Kassandra" is considered key to keeping the peace in a corner of the Balkans.