Chinese Television Network is spending nearly $8 million to relaunch its 24-hour satellite network this month.
What people really remember from "The X-Files" isn't necessarily particular lines of dialogue, or exchanges between Mulder and Scully, but the ethereal images that the series beams out like a…
John, Paul, George and Ringo will be available in their purest digital forms yet, with MPI Home Video's announced plans to enter the DVD marketplace with three Beatles DVDs: "Help!," "A Hard Day's…
Brian McNamee has been named senior vice president of employee relations at NBC, Burbank, reporting to Don Ohlmeyer, NBC West Coast president.
October box office rang up a record gross of $381.6 million, surpassing the prior domestic pinnacle for the period, set in 1995, by 3%.
In a frame in which debutantes "The Peacemaker" and "A Life Less Ordinary" failed to set the U.K. box office afire, the most interesting battle was in France between a bunch of unemployed British…
A high-tech, low-key investigation like some of those undertaken by Scully and Mulder on "The X-Files" changed the Vancouver-to-Los Angeles pipeline of the show's post-production system two years…
After months of laborious discussions, all the major Italian media companies --- RAI, Mediaset, Telecom Italia and Cecchi Gori --- and the French pay TV company Canal Plus announced Friday night they…
Confirming an earlier report (Daily Variety, June 12), Scripps Howard Prods. and Corymore Prods. announced Thursday that Angela Lansbury will star in the CBS vidpic "Mrs. Pollifax."
Dallas LBO firm Hicks, Muse, Tate & Furst has emerged as the leading candidate to acquire United Artists Theatre Circuit, the No. 2 exhib circuit, at a price that could reach $900 million, Wall…
One day after complaining to Congress about cable programmers' attempts to hoard sports programming, EchoStar CEO Charlie Ergen filed papers at the Federal Communications Commission alleging that…