Paramount Pictures has named Nancy Kirkpatrick exec veepee of worldwide publicity
Rupert Murdoch's and Kerry Packer's trenchant criticism of Australia's media ownership laws has been endorsed by a Productivity Commission report on the rules that calls for a media regulation…
The Recording Industry Assn. of America has tapped Amy Weiss as senior veep for communications. Weiss -- who officially starts on Monday -- will spearhead the org's public relations efforts with…
After weeks of speculation, Hugh Grant and Colin Firth have been confirmed to co-star in "Bridget Jones' Diary," alongside Renee Zellweger (Daily Variety, April 11).
As part of its negotiations to move "Sabrina, the Teenage Witch" to the WB from ABC, Viacom Prods has secured a pilot commitment from the Frog net.
The European Commission has warned Spain's Telefonica Media and Sogecable that they face fines over their agreement to pool broadcasting rights to soccer matches.
The current Off Broadway theater crunch will become uncrunched on Sunday.
The namesake behind this season's first series casualty is back. Mike O'Malley, whose self-titled "Mike O'Malley Show" quickly got the ax from NBC last fall, will co-star in the 20th Century Fox TV…
CBS Broadcast Intl. and ad-buying powerhouse MediaCom are pacting for a joint venture that could result in a dramatic uptick in the number of U.S. productions sold to overseas markets on a non-cash…
Monday's "25 Years of No. 1 Hits: Arista Records Anniversary Celebration" at the Shrine could easily have gone by a much shorter title: "The Whitney Watch."
Village Roadshow has agreed to sell its 35% stake in distributor Golden Harvest Entertainment to Taiwanese computer maker Acer, according to local news reports.