Liberty Media Group. is to acquire full ownership of Encore Media Group, the parent of cable networks Encore and Starz!, Liberty said Friday.
BMG Canada has upped Lisa Zbitnew to prexy of BMG Music Canada. The nod makes the industry vet the region's first woman to top a major record label operation.
R.J. Stewart, executive producer of the syndie action hour "Xena: Warrior Princess," has inked a three-year deal with USA Networks Studios worth more than $3 million.
Adding to its growing stack of statuettes, "Titanic's" trio of editors -- Conrad Buff, helmer-writer James Cameron and Richard A. Harris -- took the Eddie award for feature film at the 48th American…
The National Council of La Raza announced last week the official nominees of the 1998 American Latino Media Arts (ALMA) Awards.
Daily Variety returns to its roots today with the launch of Daily Variety Gotham, giving New Yorkers the chance to buy Daily Variety on the day of publication for the first time.
Gabriele Salvatores' next project -- and his first foray into English-language features -- will be "Calcutta Chromosome," which the Italian director describes as a "parascientific thriller" set in…
Jason Stewart has been tapped director of current programming for Fox Broadcasting Co.
During a presentation to advertising executives Thursday at the Ed Sullivan Theater, CBS Television Network prexy Les Moonves touted a dozen series the network has in development for next season, a…
The weekend battle of Leo vs. Leo was simply too close to call, according to the distributors of dueling Leonardo DiCaprio starrers "Titanic" and "The Man in the Iron Mask." Paramount and MGM on…
The strike threat that cast a cloud over Broadway in recent days has cleared up, in the wake of Saturday's agreement between musicians and producers that ended fears of a walkout in the crucial weeks…