October box office rang up a record gross of $381.6 million, surpassing the prior domestic pinnacle for the period, set in 1995, by 3%.
In a frame in which debutantes "The Peacemaker" and "A Life Less Ordinary" failed to set the U.K. box office afire, the most interesting battle was in France between a bunch of unemployed British…
A high-tech, low-key investigation like some of those undertaken by Scully and Mulder on "The X-Files" changed the Vancouver-to-Los Angeles pipeline of the show's post-production system two years…
After months of laborious discussions, all the major Italian media companies --- RAI, Mediaset, Telecom Italia and Cecchi Gori --- and the French pay TV company Canal Plus announced Friday night they…
Confirming an earlier report (Daily Variety, June 12), Scripps Howard Prods. and Corymore Prods. announced Thursday that Angela Lansbury will star in the CBS vidpic "Mrs. Pollifax."
Dallas LBO firm Hicks, Muse, Tate & Furst has emerged as the leading candidate to acquire United Artists Theatre Circuit, the No. 2 exhib circuit, at a price that could reach $900 million, Wall…
One day after complaining to Congress about cable programmers' attempts to hoard sports programming, EchoStar CEO Charlie Ergen filed papers at the Federal Communications Commission alleging that…
From its beginnings, "The X-Files" was as much a product of circumstances as of meticulous planning led by creator-producer Chris Carter.
John Stamos, who starred in ABC's "Full House" and "General Hospital," has inked a one-year development deal with 20th Century Fox TV.
Thelma Adams of the New York Post has been elected chair of the New York Film Critics Circle, succeeding Bob Campbell of Newhouse Newspapers.
Sony and Mandalay's slasher pic "I Know What You Did Last Summer" braved a spooky Halloween night to scare up an estimated $10 million, walking off with the top B.O. spot for a third consecutive…