Live Time Inc. announced that a total of 175 exhibitors have signed up for the second annual ShowBiz Expo East tradeshow, marking a 30% increase from its first show.
Orion Home Video and Image Entertainment have extended their laserdisc licensing and distribution agreement through Dec. 31, 1995.
Barry Diller is back in business. After months of speculation, the former chairman of Fox Inc. has taken a major stake in QVC Network Inc., a leading home-shopping cable channel, for $ 25 million.
Cable television companies could be forced to roll back rates if they raise consumer prices excessively while the government works on rules to enforce the new cable rereg law, the Federal…
The Walt Disney Co., already a force in films, television, amusement parks, music and publishing, will now have a shot at operating a new professional sports team. The company has been awarded a…
"Good Morning America" claimed another weekly win for the Nov. 30 to Dec. 4 Nielsen daytime and fringe ratings survey, while "The Tonight Show With Jay Leno" equaled its strong performance of the…
The Courtroom Television Network goes into court today to defend its rights to carry Woody Allen's much-publicized custody battle with Mia Farrow.
Barbra Streisand did not attend a press conference held in Aspen, Colo., Nov. 24 (Daily Variety, Dec. 10). Instead, she sent a statement that was read at the press conference in which she said, in…
Credit Lyonnais has filed a second suit in state court repeating claims made in a federal complaint against former MGM owner Kirk Kerkorian and adding Giancarlo Parretti as a defe ndant.
Columbia Pictures TV Distribution is off to a strong sales start with its first-run strip "Ricki," clearing the show on independents in the top three markets as well as on NBC affiliate KRON-TV in…
Ron Howard and Brian Grazer yesterday extended their proposal to acquire Imagine Films Entertainment Inc. to 5 p.m. Dec. 21. In an SEC filing, the two said upon a request from a special committee of…