In granting workers profit-sharing dividends totalling a record 144 million marks ($ 90.5 million) for the last fiscal year, German media giant Bertelsmann has reached the 1 billion mark goal it set…
Award-winning documentarian Michael Lemle has turned his attention to the Chinese conquest of Tibet in his newest film, "Compassion in Exile: The Story of the Dalai Lama."
Cindy Marcus played Rebecca in "Wild Dust" (Daily Variety, Nov. 30).
The latest European battle between a well-armed, well-entrenched public service broadcaster and fledgling commercial newcomers is taking place in Portugal. And the main weapons have turned out to be…
Program suppliers and indie TV stations have asked federal appelate Judge Richard Posner to reconsider a decision not to recuse himself from a case involving the Federal Communications Commission's…
Feature film title designer Wayne Fitzgerald has joined Hollywood graphic design studio Pittard/Sullivan Design as a partner.
The lineups for the dramatic and documentary independent feature film competitions in the upcoming Sundance Film Festival were announced yesterday. Seventeen fictional films and 15 docus will vie for…
A Christmas chorale made up of numerous celebrities, including Anna Maria Alberghetti, Pat Boone, Cyd Charisse, Gary Collins, Johnny Crawford, Nanette Fabray, Eva Gabor, Kathryn Grayson, Florence…
IN THE EARLY '80s, music acts were often criticized for not doing enough to support worthy causes, unlike their entertainment industry counterparts from stage, films or television.
KABC-TV won the November sweeps in the L.A. market by the widest margin in recent memory, sweeping the early and late news contests for the first time in five years.
In the bad old, good old days, writers had to contend with outright censorship in the form of the Hays Office. Married people had to sleep in separate beds. Criminals were always punished. Kisses had…