Danny DeVito, Bette Midler, Neve Campbell and Jamie Lee Curtis have committed to star for director Nick Gomez in "Drowning Mona," a Peter L. Steinfeld-scripted comic whodunit surrounding the murder…
In its first test against aggressive firstrun competition, Fox's all-animation Tuesday lineup has fallen to fourth for the night in adults 18-49 with lowest-yet numbers.
Buena Vista Television chairman Walter Liss has been named president of the ABC Owned Television Stations group, while Larry Pollock, who had held that position since 1991, has been upped to chairman…
Marshall Persinger has a deceptive Southern accent that only peeks out on heavy voweled words like "sign," which emerges as "sahn."
Pegasus Communications Corp. posted sharply higher revenues for the first quarter, driven by a tripling in its DBS business, but even greater gains in marketing outlays widened its net loss by 188%…
The Gen Art Film Festival awarded two prizes at its closing ceremonies Tuesday, held at Gotham's Upper West Side hot-spot Cream.
Columbia TriStar TV Group has joined in battle with Disney/ABC over which company will succeed in creating the first cable network devoted to soap operas.
Jeff Wachtel has exited his post as prexy of Alliance Atlantis TV Production as part of the post-merger executive shakeout at the Canadian film and TV concern.
The now 44-year-old Antonio Perez first caught Variety's attention during a fiesta for Pedro Almodovar's "Labyrinth of Passion" at the San Sebastian Film Festival way back in 1982.
CBS Cable announced plans Wednesday for launching a licensing line behind "WSL RollerJam," the updated version of roller derby that CBS weblet TNN began airing in mid-January.
Another nonprofit resident theater is facing extinction. According to a fundraising letter sent to 7,000 members of the Portland community, the Portland Stage Co., now in its 25th season, will be…