The European Community Commission said Friday it will examine under fair competition rules the United Cinemas Intl. Multiplex joint venture between Paramount Communications and MCA Intl.
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A coalition of environmental groups is asking studios to stop using rainforest timber, specifically lauan plywood, for movie sets.
After three years of false starts, the Greek government unexpectedly announced that it had chosen the stations to which it will award television licenses.
Playwright John Guare will be honored Sept. 28 at the Independent Feature Project's Gotham Awards. Guare, whose plays include "The House of Blue Leaves" and "Six Degrees of Separation," has made a…
TV stations are about to get bombarded with pitches for the latest syndicated theatrical movie packages from Paramount, Columbia and Universal. But these hard-sell maneuvers by the major studios will…
The Australian government's pay TV embarrassment deepened Thursday as the second pair of high bidders reneged on their offers.
The world premiere of "The Saint of Fort Washington" will kick off the Toronto Festival of Festivals' Special screenings section.
As expected, Sony Corp. of America named Mitchell Cannold veep of new technologies Thursday (Daily Variety, June 10).
Congress' crusade against TV violence has suddenly turned into a Holy War.
Ratings continued strong in daytime during the July 26-30 Nielsen period while ABC kept up the pace in fringe dayparts, winning both the latenight and early-morning races.