Variety and Daily Variety editor-in-chief Peter Bart kicked off the Saturday session of the 22nd annual UCLA Entertainment Symposium with his keynote address on the conference theme, "Exposing the…
KCBS collected more honors than its chief competitors combined -- earning 13 statuettes -- but the station lost the two biggest news prizes Saturday night at the Radio & TV News Assn.'s 48th annual…
After nearly a year attempting to lure Jim Carrey for a remake of the 1964 comedy "The Incredible Mr. Limpet" (Variety, May 19-25, 1997), Warner Bros. has found nearly irresistible bait to hook the…
NEW YORK – Receipts from the road fell off sharply during Week 34 (Jan. 19-25), dropping 12.8% to a still-hefty $16,247,028 for the 25 shows. “Rent” had its first week at the Gammage in Tempe, Ariz.…
The Publicists Guild of America has announced nominees for its annual Press and Intl. Media Awards.
Oscar- and Emmy-winning producer David L. Wolper has committed to making his first original series for cable TV, a millennium project entitled "Great People of the 20th Century" that's being made…
EXCLUSIVEWith a burgeoning slate of projects in development at their new Hollywood digs, "Soul Food" filmmakers George Tillman and Robert Teitel have hired Kathryn Tyus-Adair as vice president of…
‘Alien’ date for Graham Launched by noteworthy roles in “Boogie Nights” and upcoming “Two Girls and a Guy” and “Lost in Space,” Heather Graham doesn’t look to be coming to earth anytime soon. The…
Buena Vista TV has renewed "Honey, I Shrunk the Kids: The TV Show" for a second season, having already cleared the weekly syndie offering in 73% of the country and 19 of the top 20 markets.
ABC Inc. president Robert Iger will stay in his post at the Walt Disney-owned company for at least another 2-1/2 years, ABC said, ending speculation that he might leave.