The Aussie box office witnessed a surprising first over the weekend when two low-budget domestic offerings clocked in at first and second places, eclipsing "Sneakers,""Unlawful Entry" and "Patriot…
Tricia Davey has joined Intl. Creative Management, where she will be working with VP Irene Webb in the West Coast book department.
Tom Kuhn in from Ljubljana, Slovenia, Venice. Eric Gardner back from Tokyo. Lloyd Bochner to Rome.
"L.A. will become to the entertainment industry, what Detroit signifies to the automobile industry" is Beth Kennedy's dire prediction if new measures aren't taken to encourage filming here.
The Aussie production industry will focus on pay-TV, local content regs, international co-production and the Asian market when it comes together Nov. 26- 28 for the Screen Production Assn. of…
The Video Software Dealers Assn. has filed a motion to unseal Orion Pictures' bankruptcy files to identify any legal cause of action there may be for VSDA to take against Orion. The trade org opposes…
"Dukes of Hazzard" actor-turned-politician Ben Jones (D-Ga.) is pitching the idea for a sitcom based on the life of a congressman, and he has the right man for the starring role: himself.
Two weeks into the important November sweeps period, WABC-TV has a comfortable lead over all of the other Gotham outlets in total day ratings, while Tribune-owned WPIX-TV appears to be increasing its…
The Motion Picture Assn. of America yesterday filed a copyright infringement suit against Cencom Cable Associates, claiming the St. Louis-based multisystem operator has underpaid by $3 million…
A slimmed-down Live Entertainment finished the third quarter in the black, with net income of $ 1,082,000. Sales for the quarter (ended Sept. 30) were $ 91,215,000.
Just a month after the backers of Country Music Television began pitching a European version of their channel to European cable operators (Daily Variety, Oct. 13), the cable web has cut deals to put…