Nearly six months after his return to daily radio yakking, Michael Jackson is riding high with a strong first quarter Arbitron report card and the prospect of taking his KRLA show into national…
Chris Sloan has been promoted to senior veep of promotions for USA Broadcasting, which is poised to launch its "CityVision" local programming format in four more major TV markets this year.
Indie producers Barry Barnholtz, Richard Borchiver and Toronto real estate magnate Paul Wynn are banding together to form Annex Entertainment, with a goal of producing four to six pics per year and…
The Los Angeles Film School, specifically geared toward tech-hungry students, is set to open its doors this fall.
Diane Warren and Max Martin were named songwriters of the year Monday by the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers. It was an unprecedented fifth consecutive year for Warren.
Indie producer Fred Kuehnert ("The Buddy Holly Story") has announced an upcoming slate of four films to be financed through a combination of equity, presales and co-production agreements with his…
Dan Halsted, who for four years was partnered with Oliver Stone as president of Illusion Entertainment, has struck out on his own, inking a multi-year, first-look production deal with Mandalay…
Broadway grosses were largely on the increase last week, with an overall uptick of $352,679 cresting at $12,856,184.
EchoStar Communications Corp.'s net loss before one-time charges doubled to $103 million in the first quarter on 44% higher revenue of $309 million, it said Monday, as costs of marketing and signing…
Fine Line Features has signed Ben Elton, one of the U.K.'s leading comedy writers and performers, to write and direct his first movie.
The present, past and future of cinema sound were discussed at a lively panel session Sunday in the Variety Pavilion sponsored by Dolby Laboratories.
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