Arista Records has inked a distribution pact with newly formed Los Angeles-based PGA Records, a label founded by musicvideo director Patrick Armstrong.
TriStar Pictures announced Tuesday that it has promoted Ricky Strauss to the post of veepee of creative advertising, giving the six-year studio veteran added responsibilities over print and…
The D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals Tuesday denied a last-ditch request by the cable industry to delay rate regulations that take effect today.
Country singer Garth Brooks continued his push against used CDs Tuesday, warning retailers that distributors may not support them if their interests are not protected. The singer also professed…
A French woman claims the recipe for a homemade bomb that killed her son was aired on the American TV series "MacGyver," and she is suing French media regulators for premeditated homicide.
ABC and CBS tied for the Aug. 23-29 primetime Nielsens lead, but it was Fox Broadcasting Co. that enjoyed the most encouraging results from its early fall premieres.
For the first time in Academy Award history, a motion picture hairdresser could win an Oscar.
"In the Line of Fire" began its European campaign in the U.K. in robust style last weekend, registering the biggest opening ever for a Clint Eastwood vehicle here. Wolfgang Petersen's thriller…
CBS' "Late Show With David Letterman" kept plenty of viewers up past their bedtime Monday, grabbing numbers comparable to the premiere of "The Tonight Show With Jay Leno" back in May 1992.
Brandon Tartikoff handicaps the fall TV season, notably the escalating latenight talkshow battle, on "Variety: TV's Year of Living Cautiously." The special's syndication window is Sept. 1-19.
Harvey Cohen and Stuart Swartz have been elected to the Assn. of Independent Television Stations board of directors.