Overseas Filmgroup Inc.'s first quarter profits were cut in half, largely due to increased administrative and personnel cost, the company reported.
"Love! Valour! Compassion!" Grosses! New Line's film based on Terrence McNally's play was the far-and-away winner in another slow weekend in the exclusive box office derby.
HBO will afford those who forgot to tape "The Larry Sanders Show" during its recently completed fifth season a chance to record all 13 of the season's episodes at once on June 6, when it runs an…
The Tiffany Theater has closed for structural renovations to its north and south stages. The Sunset Boulevard theater shuttered over the weekend after 12 years of continuous activity. In addition to…
While Jim Carrey is awaiting a script for New Line's remake of "The Secret Life of Walter Mitty," sources say he's in preliminary talks with Warner Bros. to topline yet another remake, this time of…
A combination of baking hot weather in Europe and a dearth of new releases cooled B.O. receipts overseas last weekend, partially offset by several boffo bows by "The Fifth Element," "Volcano's" fiery…
ABC today is expected to announce the appointment of Preston Padden as president of the ABC television network, as previously reported (Daily Variety, May 12).
In theory, both distributors and exhibitors would prefer that trailers are played before films that share a similar target demographic. But whether it's through carelessness on the part of theater…
NetChannel, a Bay Area startup aiming to deliver personalized Internet services via standard TV monitors, has inked a number of strategic partnerships.
The Hollywood Foreign Press Assn. has added four new Los Angeles-based journalists to its roster.
Steve Hewitt has relinquished the title of president of Hallmark Entertainment Prods. to become a hands-on executive producer of at least 16 original TV and cable movies filmed by Hallmark over the…