Paramount Network TV has signed a three-year overall deal with "Frasier" producer Joe Keenen, who will develop new comedy series at the studio.
German weblets are taking a larger slice of the ad pie. Over the last three years, large commercial webs RTL, SAT1 and Pro7 have lost up to 5% of their ad market share to Germany's smaller channels…
Variety's Showbiz Expo Australia is joining Oz's two most important film and TV events in moving from Melbourne to Sydney in 1998.
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.
No single executive is expected to replace departing NBC Enterprises prexy John Agoglia outright, but Harold Brook, senior vice president of business affairs and administration at NBC, has emerged as…
Bain Capital, the Boston investment firm buying Live Entertainment Inc., plans to "aggressively pursue synergistic acquisition opportunities" in the entertainment industry using Live as a platform…
ABC's vice president of drama programming, Greer Shephard, is ankling Friday after 5-1/2 years at the network.
Jan De Bont has decided not to direct 20th Century Fox's "Zero Hour" and instead will turn his complete attention to the sci-fi western "Ghost Riders in the Sky" as his next directing project for Fox…
Following two years of canceled or vastly reduced editions due to budget headaches and bureaucratic hitches, the Taormina Intl. Film Festival moves back to its traditional slot this summer, running…
Andrew Deane and Neal Israel of Like Brothers Films will executive produce “A Course in Miracles.” Producer Stuart Birnbaum is not part of their company, contrary to what was reported Tuesday. * * *…
Domestic Film WEEKEND OF
PROVIDED BY: Box Office
Guardians of the Galaxy
Guardians of the Galaxy1Weekend:$22.2M Disney
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles2Weekend:$15.7M Paramount Pictures
If I Stay
If I Stay3Weekend:$11.6M Warner Brothers / New Line