Pubcaster Australian Broadcasting Corp. has hired a new chief for its Asian satellite channel amid signs that the 1-year-old Australian Television service is struggling to meet its budgets.
Chuck Gordon, long connected to brother Larry Gordon at Largo Entertainment, has landed on his own in a four-year, first-look production deal at Universal Pictures, the producerconfirmed Monday.
The shadow of NATPE hung heavily over the 34th Monte Carlo Television Festival & Market Monday. Opinion was divided over whether the Miami-based National Assn. of TV Program Executives confab had…
Rhino Records, one of a handful of labels leading the direct marketing charge and doing big business with it, has pacted with QVC, the home shopping network, to hawk its wares.
Los Angeles-based Prime Ticket plans a nationwide rollout by year's end for La Cadena Deportiva Nacional, a regional Spanish-language sports network.
The joker was wild this past weekend as comedian Jim Carrey aced the competition with a three-day take of $ 12.1 million for his debut in Morgan Creek's "Ace Ventura: Pet Detective."
B.O. muscle, growth in music sales and cable subs, and a healthier ad market pumped Time Warner Inc.'s fourth-quarter cash flow to a record $ 760 million, up almost 3% from a year ago as…
The FCC is expected to announce Tuesday it is extending a freeze on cable TV rate hikes beyond Feb. 15.
The law firm Loeb & Loeb is taking on a country flavor with a new Nashville branch that will give it a client list of some of the nation's hottest country music artists.
MTV veejay Adam Curry has signed on with C/NET: The Computer Network, a new cable network aimed at the computer and videogame crowd led by TV industry vet Kevin Wendle (Daily Variety, Nov. 24, 1993).
Domestic Film DAILY
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Lucy1Daily:$5.4M Cumulative:$54.3M Universal Pictures 9.55%
Hercules2Daily:$3.8M Cumulative:$36.9M Paramount Pictures 13.27%
Dawn of The Planet of The Apes
Dawn of The Planet of The Apes3Daily:$2.5M Cumulative:$177.2M Fox 13.35%