L.A.-based Pacific Theatres has announced plans to build a 16-screen, 3,200-seat megaplex at Valley Plaza in Bakersfield. The complex marks the circuit's first foray into the San Joaquin Valley.
Brillstein-Grey Entertainment, as part of its plan to heighten its film profile, has named senior veepees of production Matthew Baer and Michael Siegel as joint heads of its motion picture division.
The wait is over. Let the rejoicing begin. Three years after the project was first announced (Daily Variety, May 23, 1994), Barney will officially trumpet his motion picture debut on Friday morning.
Keith Olbermann, the offbeat, acerbic ESPN "SportsCenter" anchor whose behavior over the past few months has tested the cable sports network's management, will be let out of his contract six months…
British Sky Broadcasting stock plunged £770 million ($1.3 billion) in value Wednesday on news that Rupert Murdoch's giant satcaster is out of the race to launch digital terrestrial TV in the U.K.
Salah M. Hassanein has filed suit against Warner Bros., charging that the studio failed to pay him all that he was due during his tenure overseeing international exhibition for the studio.
"The Oprah Winfrey Show" again proved the place to sell records as an appearance by Bob Carlisle helped his "Butterfly Kisses (Shades of Grace)" disc to sell 234,000 copies for the week ended June…
Joseph Vallin, a veteran set painter and decorator, filed a multimillion-dollar lawsuit Wednesday against 20th Century Fox, Sony Pictures and the Union of Motion Picture Set Painters claiming he was…
Less than a month after taking the reins of EMI's music operation, Ken Berry has decided to shutter both EMI Records and the Enclave, the latter the start up label helmed by Tom Zutaut. Acts signed…
Spain's top paybox channel, Canal Plus Spain, and its owner, Sogecable, have signed a multipoint deal with Spanish producers Lobby Fapae, providing a cash injection and some $11 million for the…
Constance Marie has replaced Mel Gorham as the lead of NBC's Thursday sitcom "Union Square."