DIC Animation City has picked up animation rights to the hit video game "Double Dragon" and plans to produce 13 half-hours for syndication this fall that will be distributed as part of "Amazin'…
Rob Yarin has joined Fox News as a senior editor on the weblet's planned primetime news magazine, Fox confirmed, working under exec producer David Corvo.
Southwestern Bell Corp. and Cox Cable Communications said they signed a memorandum of understanding for a partnership in both cable television and telephone in the U.K.
ABC Distribution Co. has concluded an unusual deal to sell a bundle of programs, complete with commercials, to Russian State Radio and Television.
Main Line president Carl Mazzocone yesterday testified that ICM agent Guy McElwaine did not want client Kim Basinger to play a "bitch" in "Boxing Helena," because it might lend credence to scathing…
Eric Gardner in from Gotham. Vernon Wells to Puerto Rico. Lance LeGault in from Gotham.
ABC will reportedly go back to "Home" following last week's decision not to air the Canadian talkshow "Shirley," with reports that the network has negotiated a deal with Reeves Entertainment…
From the courtroom to the boardroom, to the election booth, Credit Lyonnais has found itself thrown into a role this past year that it never banked on.
Arbitron has settled the latest sweeps controversy (Daily Variety, March 1) by prohibiting KNBC-TV from counting nearly two hours of President Clinton's State of the Union Address and the Republican…
J. Carter Brown, director emeritus of the National Gallery of Art, has been named chairman of the board of Ovation Inc., which will bow Ovation in 1994, a cable service showcasing performing arts and…
When it comes to the new markets of multimedia and interactive TV, it will be entertainment producers -- not designers of the technology -- who make either a success.