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…
The Mayfair Theatre and Bobco Prods. will present a benefit performance of the play "The Pen Is Mightier Than the Sword" by Salvatore Sampino, tomorrow at 8 p.m. at the Mayfair in Santa Monica…
Ventura Entertainment Group Ltd. announced its intention yesterday to merge with Artists & Entertainment, a niche marketer in the entertainment and education segments.
The Permanent Charities Committee of the Entertainment Industries yesterday won a temporary restraining order barring several publishers from soliciting listings and advertisements for "The…
Hollywood's fin-syn coalition yesterday asked a federal judge in L.A. to postpone action on the Big Three networks' bid to eliminate fin-syn-related antitrust consent decrees.
Prism Pictures will distribute a series of 12 films that Crystal Sky Communications is producing. Pix will be shot over the next 18 months, and each is based on a novella or short story by Mark Twain.
Rudi Barnet, director-general of the San Sebastian Film Festival for the last two years, was removed from his post in a general board meeting Monday.
Showtime Networks Inc.'s corporate affairs wing has created a new division, Public Relations Operations & Photographic Services, and named Peter J. Kellner to head the new wing as director of public…
A former executive producer of the series "Growing Pains" has sued Warner Bros. Domestic Television Distribution Inc. and parent Warner Bros. Inc. for allegedly failing to properly exploit the series…
A Filipino broadcaster yesterday challenged U.S. deejay Howard Stern to a duel "any place in the world" over alleged anti-Filipino remarks Stern made in September.
CanWest Global Communications CEO Izzy Asper confirmed to Daily Variety that the Winnipeg-based Canadian broadcast group has stitched together a $ A230 million ($ 161 million) deal to buy the three…