The impact of the appointment of McDonald's marketing veepee Brad A. Ball as president of Warner Bros. theatrical marketing (Daily Variety, March 31) isn't likely to become apparent for several…
Gerhard Zeiler, 43, will replace Helmut Thoma as head of Germany's top-rated commercial web RTL later this year.
The second annual New York Women's Film Festival will kick off April 22 with a screening of Dorothy Arzner's 1929 film "The Wild Party," starring Clara Bow as an uninhibited college coed.
Norwegian director Harald Zwart has inked a deal with 20th Century Fox to make his U.S. studio debut with "Disaster Area," which Steve Oedekerk will produce.
Telewest, the U.K.'s second-biggest cable operator, has put an end to speculation and announced it is close to completing a £666 million ($1.2 billion) takeover of General Cable, the fifth-largest…
Last week was decidedly mixed for Broadway -- with 15 of its 30 theaters' gross receipts in various states of decline from the previous -- but the Great White Way still managed to finish up, with…
The rookie Fox sitcom "Damon" has cooled somewhat in its second try, retaining 86% of its adults 18-49 lead-in from "The Simpsons" vs. a 95% retention for "Damon's" premiere the previous Sunday.
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences is expected to announce as early as Thursday its plans for a new permanent site for the Oscar show, according to sources.
The Oscar booster effect kicked in big time overseas last week, delivering rich B.O. spoils for "Titanic," "As Good As It Gets" and "Good Will Hunting."
NEW YORK -- Nielsen Media Research has formed a new service to better help its national advertiser clients deliver more effective campaigns and respond more quickly to competition.