Regal Cinemas Inc. became the second major exhib in the past week to lower expectations about the third quarter, disclosing that its earnings would be below expectations because of…
Damon Wayans has sealed a deal with the Carsey-Werner Co. to produce and star in a comedy series for Fox Broadcasting Co., confirming earlier reports (Daily Variety, Aug. 18).
The rights to "Dr. Laura" Schlessinger's nationally syndicated daily radio therapy call-in show, which airs weekday afternoons on KFI-AM, sold Wednesday to Jacor Communications for $71.5 million in a…
Margherita Pedranzini, a 10-year veteran of Silvio Berlusconi's Fininvest media conglom, has been appointed director of communications of Medusa Film, the group's feature film production and…
After months of pitches from nearly every studio in town, Warner Bros. TV has landed the highly coveted Tom Selleck sitcom project at CBS, which could debut as early as March.
Unapix Films has picked up North American rights to writer-director Giuseppe Bertolucci's "Probably Love," set to begin lensing in Italy later this month.
ESPN "SportsCenter" anchor Dan Patrick on Wednesday signed a contract extension that will keep him attached to the sports cable net through the year 2004.
HBO has ordered 13 episodes of the new comedy series "Sex in the City," based on Candace Bushnell's comic exploration of sex and dating in New York City.
E! Entertainment Television will launch Estilo --- its first round-the-clock branded channel in Europe --- in a joint venture with Spain's Canal Satellite Digital (CSD).
The battle over the future of Westwood Village's prestigious movie market has taken a new turn that has observers scratching their heads and some local residents fuming.