The Royal National Theater ruled the day at London's Evening Standard Drama Awards Nov. 28, taking all but two of the prizes in what was yet another testament to Richard Eyre's now-ended regime as…
The European Commission has ordered media giants CLT-Ufa and the Kirch Group to refrain from jointly marketing their digital pay TV services.
Stone Stanley Prods. has inked a deal with Disney's Buena Vista TV for a syndie revival of the gameshow "Let's Make a Deal," confirming expectations (Daily Variety, Nov. 19)
Richard Paradis has been named president of the Canadian Assn. of Film Distributors and Exporters.
Paramount Pictures has picked up Christopher Darling's sci-fi pitch "Flight Distance" for Robert Cort and David Madden to produce, sources said.
In an explosive finale to the fall season abroad, "Starship Troopers" had a high-flying start to its international campaign in Southeast Asia, while "Hercules" was wowing auds in Europe and "In…
Square USA, a Japanese producer of software and interactive entertainment, has agreed to a three-year lease with the state for part of the Hawaii Film Studio, to make a computer-animated movie. The…
German telco Deutsche Telekom will spin off its cable TV activities next year and may sell stakes in the new subsidiary to private investors.
Producers David Permut, Silvio Muraglia, Chris Taaffe and Daniel Sladek have optioned the feature rights to Leroy Aarons' non-fiction tale "Prayers for Bobby."
ABC has acquired KDIA-AM Oakland, and will use it to create the 13th affiliate of its fledgling Radio Disney kids network.
New Line Home Video is introducing a separately branded line of DVD products it is calling the New Line Platinum Series, meant to be the industry's first branded DVD line.