Universal Studios and the Coca-Cola Co. confirmed a new marketing partnership Monday that, as reported earlier (Daily Variety, Jan. 13), will lead to the co-marketing and co-branding of Coke's soft…
Russian Entertainment Group, a small Beverly Hills-based indie company that releases Russian-language pics in the U.S., is heading into outer space -- literally.
In an unexpected move, wannabe Nielsen competitor Statistical Research Inc. said it will begin building its Smart national TV ratings system even though it hasn't raised any of the $100 million…
FROM NATPEGo girl! That's the word from Warner Bros., which has declared its Queen Latifah talker a "firm go" for fall 1999.
Fox has sold its last available Super Bowl spot Monday to lingerie dispenser Victoria's Secret.
Sony Classical and Radio Vaticana, the official broadcasting arm of the Vatican, have pacted to unleash "Abba Pater," the first CD to blend music with prayers and chants by Pope John Paul II.
Entertainment financier CAK Universal Credit Corp. said Monday it would start television financing secured against syndication fees, an extension of CAK's existing business in securitizing music…
FROM NATPENBC and its affiliate board spent the weekend locked in tough talks over redefining the traditional network-affiliate relationship.
Four months after losing the Bronx Bombers to a crosstown rival, Tribune Broadcasting's WPIX New York is back in the baseball biz with the New York Mets.
The BBC is planning a five-day nationwide music festival in May 2000, at an estimated cost of $16 million, as part of its Millennium celebrations.
Catherine Zeta-Jones will be honored as supporting actress of the year at ShoWest 1999 for her performance in "The Mask of Zorro."