A top aide to President Clinton said Friday the new adminstration will insist that the Federal Communications Commission enforce rules requiring broadcasters to meet the educational needs of children.
Mark Silverman, associate publisher and special projects head of weekly Variety since 1987, is leaving the publication effective April 9.
New Line Cinema Corp. is seeking a court order barring rival Cinema Line Films Corp. from using trademarks that it claims are confusingly similar.
The National Assn. of Broadcast Employees & Technicians and Capital Cities/ABC Inc. announced tentative agreement on anew four-year contract yesterday. The parties had been in contract discussions…
Miramax Films confirmed yesterday that it has acquired all North American rights to Columbia TriStar Home Video's "Fortress," which will be distributed to 800-plus screens this fall.
Jack Lang, who redefined French culture to include rap and graffiti during a decade as culture minister, passed the torch to a Gaullist militant leaning more toward tradition.
"Beethoven," the family dog from hell that cleaned up at the box office last year, is coming to the Fox network next season as part of its Monday prime time movie lineup.
The jury in a television trial of James Earl Ray has found him not guilty of the murder of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. The verdict was returned after a 10-day trial of Ray presented by HBO and Thames…
David Cascoigne, chairman of the New Zealand Film Commission for eight years , left the post Wednesday upon the expiration of his current term.
While Wilmington, N.C., police continue to investigate the death of actor Brandon Lee, several motion picture prop masters told Daily Variety that responsibility for the fatal shooting (still being…
Lisa Millman has been promoted from senior director to VP, press and artist development, at Elektra Records.