Sean Connery will make his third appearance as an Oscar presenter at this year's Academy Awards telecast.
MGM Worldwide TV Group and Showtime Networks Inc. have extended and expanded their long-term association, reaching an agreement in principle on a multiseries, multifilm programming commitment that…
Peter Guber has cut himself yet another sweet deal. As expected (Daily Variety, March 9), the former Sony chief has teamed his Mandalay Entertainment with both Frank Giustra's Lions Gate…
The Senate's antitrust subcommittee is planning to move forward with a hearing April 1 that will take a look at concentration in the cable business, including Rupert Murdoch's deal to control the…
Trilogy Prods. has committed to executive produce a biopic on magician Harry Houdini as a TNT Original for air late in 1998 or early 1999 on the Turner Broadcasting cabler, with Johnathon Schaech…
TNT's surprising decision to schedule three rerun episodes of "ER" every Thursday from 7 to 10 p.m. beginning this fall could end up weakening the ratings for the firstrun hour on NBC, according to…
In an attempt to save one of the major Italian productions of the season following its disastrous debut weekend, director Marco Risi has taken the almost unprecedented step of withdrawing his new…
Marking a return to building his feature film career, rap star LL Cool J has landed a role in the upcoming thriller "Halloween: H20," from Miramax-owned Dimension Films.
Marcia Gay Harden ("The Spitfire Grill," "Flubber") has been cast in the title role of 20th Century Fox TV's pilot for CBS, "By Anne Nivel."
The Albany, N.Y., November Nielsen diaries have been thrown out because an employee from WXXA-TV, a Fox affiliate owned by Clear Channel Communications, apparently cooked the books in favor of WXXA.
Domestic Film DAILY
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Guardians of the Galaxy
Guardians of the Galaxy1Daily:$1.6M Cumulative:$258.3M Disney 3.68%
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles2Daily:$1.1M Cumulative:$150.7M Paramount Pictures -0.62%
If I Stay
If I Stay3Daily:$1.0M Cumulative:$20.6M Warner Brothers / New Line -0.71%