Fox execs are vowing to move even further away from the reality genre following the eruption of a major scandal surrounding last week's high-rated but much-lambasted spec "Who Wants to Marry a…
"The Beach" may be all but washed up in the U.S., but Leonardo DiCaprio is still the prince of tides overseas, judging by the Fox meller's openings and holding power in its initial foreign…
It looks like the director who brought you the man with scissors for hands, revived Washington Irving's most famous tale and sparked the imagination with his dark "Batman" may next be turning to…
The long wait for a decision on the future funding of the BBC is over: The pubcaster has won a 1.5% increase above inflation to its annual license fee for the next six years -- short of what was…
Independent Television News is launching a 24-hour news channel in partnership with U.K. cabler NTL.
About one week after announcing that Columbia House would reorganize into three divisions to take greater advantage of e-commerce opportunities and its pending merger with CD Now (Daily Variety, Feb…
The Rank Group has completed the sale of Odeon Cinemas, the U.K.'s biggest chain, to venture capital firm Cinven for £280 million ($448 million).
A duck beat out a lion while a little-seen American play bested a homegrown West End smash as "Honk! The Ugly Duckling" and Richard Nelson's "Goodnight Children Everywhere" were the surprise…
Nathaniel Brown has been tapped senior director of corporate communications for BMG Entertainment.
The market for recorded music climbed to $14.6 billion in 1999, up 6.3% from the previous year's $13.7 billion, according to the Recording Industry Association of America.
The February sweeps battle between NBC and ABC intensified over the weekend, with each net using its heavy artillery to maintain its lofty rating averages.