The Television Critics Assn. will devote an entire day Jan. 13 to syndicated mid-season programs from Paramount and Warner Bros. WB will devote the morning session to "Kung Fu: The Legend Continues"…
Thirty-three countries have submitted entries for consideration as best foreign language film in the 65th Annual Academy Awards. Included this year are the first entries ever from Croatia, Estonia…
NBC Sports president Dick Ebersol and ABC Sports' VP of marketing Keith Ritter are among some of the top sports industry executives expected to speak at the 15th Intl.
BEING AN INFLUENTIAL AND RESPECTED Daily Variety staffer, I am constantly bombarded with a steady stream of invitations begging me to cover important industry functions.
Warrants have been issued in Tokyo for the arrest of Japanese mob members suspected in an attack on director Juzo Itami.
Tele-Communications Inc., the nation's largest multisystem operator, is investing well over $ 200 million to propel the cable industry into the digital era.
Former Fox Entertainment News reporter Bryn Freedman's name was misspelled yesterday in a story about Phil Alden Robinson appearing on ABC's "Nightline" in a seg produced by Robinson. Due to an…
Warner Bros. chairman Bob Daly yesterday expressed dismay over the decision by Chicago Judge Richard A. Posner not to remove himself from the financial interest and syndication rules case.
Longbow Prods. has acquired movie rights to the story of Jeannine Durand, the missing woman whose children's search for her ultimately led to their father's conviction for murder after 24 years…
Laurel Entertainment Inc. has opted not to film its ABC miniseries "Stephen King's The Stand" in Colorado because of the state's recent passage of Amendment 2.
In the latest spec-script sale, Universal Pictures has scooped up Elisa Bell's "Thirty Wishes," a comedy-drama in which Michael J. Fox will star and make his feature film directorial debut. The film…