Another book-bidding war spiced up last week's pre-holiday doldrums, as producer Richard Zanuck beat out Universal Pictures to pick up the rights to the yet-to-be published novel "Goodbye Saigon."
Delaware Chancery Court has handed Barry Diller's QVC Network its biggest victory yet in the ongoing battle for Paramount Communications Inc.
Three relative newcomers to ITV's top table are being tipped to become the new ruling triumvirate of the British commercial TV web, as a result of the changes in ITV ownership rules announced…
NBC confirmed that Greg Kinnear is taking over as host of the network's latenight talk series "Later," as reported (Daily Variety, Nov. 24), with production of the NBC Prods. half-hour to shift from…
King World's "Les Brown Show" is going on an unscheduled production hiatus beginning today. But the syndicator won't make a decision about canceling the low-rated talkshow until it has an opportunity…
Multi-billionaire Ronald Perelman, building a growing media empire, will pool three of his entertainment companies and raise money to expand even more.
Heavy snow and freezing temperatures across much of Europe didn't deter more than a million people from flocking to "Aladdin" as its overseas cume soared to $ 100 million.
The FCC will continue to enforce regulations against broadcast indecency, but only between the hours of 6 a.m. and 8 p.m., interim FCC chairman James Quello said.
The Disney-MGM Studios has announced that Jim Washburn has been promoted to director of new business development/West Coast.
Wayne Forte, who recently left music agency powerhouse Intl. Talent Group, is back in the business as the founder of Entourage Talent Associates, a New York-based firm.