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 another victory for developers, the state Court of Appeal has ruled that Los Angeles city officials complied with environmental guidelines in greenlighting DreamWorks' plans to locate a new studio…
All's quiet before the storm. One week before the launch of Universal's highly anticipated "The Lost World: Jurassic Park," a dearth of high-profile openers sent total ticket sales plummeting to…
Agnes Mentre, Amy Israel and Jason Blum have been named as the new triumvirate to head the acquisitions department at Miramax Films after the departure of Trea Hoving.
"Chicago," the hit Broadway revival musical, ran away with six Drama Desk Awards Sunday night, including best revival of a musical and best actress in a musical for its star, Bebe Neuwirth.
Time Warner won another skirmish in its legal war with Rupert Murdoch's News Corp. Friday, as a federal judge threw out News Corp.'s charge of fraud.
Paul McCartney may not tour to support the release of "Flaming Pie," his first solo disc in four years, so execs at Capitol Records are leaving no marketing stone unturned in its multimillion dollar…
CBS cushioned the blow of a typical NBC Must See TV lineup Thursday night and earned a rare Friday night win to go along with a Saturday triumph in the Nielsen "fast national" household count…
Son finds closure in deal With a docu nearing completion, a book deal recently inked, a CD-ROM in the works and a treatment for a feature on its way to Hollywood, Nathaniel Lachenmeyer’s “therapy” is…
Intl. Family Entertainment Inc. says its controlling shareholder, the Robertson family, won't get a better deal than other shareholders if the company concludes negotiations to be acquired by News…
ABC Entertainment President Jamie Tarses will try to woo an audience of wary advertisers today with the unveiling of her first fall primetime schedule, featuring five new comedies and five new dramas.