When DreamWorks Records and Virgin Megastores put together a large-scale display in 19 cities for the DreamWorks animation Christmas release "Prince of Egypt," it seemed like a promotional coup for…
Svensk Filmindustri (SF) moved again to broaden its acquisition and distribution arm with the appointment of Edward Noeltner to the post of senior vice president, international distribution.
British entrepreneur Cliff Stanford, who became a multimillionaire with the sale of Demon Internet, has set up Redbus Films to invest in low-budget U.K. movies.
It's too early for anyone to claim victory in the November sweeps races, but Tuesday wasn't too soon for Fox and CBS to claim moral victories.
Canadian country siren Shania Twain and American actor-rapper Will Smith lead a list of nominees for the 26th annual American Music Awards, which will be handed out on Jan. 11.
Rupert Murdoch's Star TV has launched direct-to-home service on C-band in India. Star TV is offering a nine-channel package; the dish antenna and the decoder will be sold directly to the subscriber.
Online giant America Online Inc. will buy Web software pioneer Netscape Communications Corp. in a $4.2 billion deal involving Sun Microsystems Inc., the companies said Tuesday, creating a powerhouse…
A team of lawyers and bankers for bankrupt theater concern Livent Inc. will have to work through the long Thanksgiving weekend to arrange $30 million in financing that is vital to keep the company…
Michael Viner and Deborah Raffin must cease audio-book production -- at least for now.
Warner Bros. Distribution will host ShoWest's March 10 luncheon, the studio and event organizers confirmed Monday (Daily Variety, Oct. 30).