UPN may be changing leaders, but the netlet will stay with its strategy aimed at young urban viewers.
Chris O'Donnell's Warner Bros.-based company has tapped a production head and two projects in which he will produce and star --- one a romantic holiday comedy and the other a thriller.
Granada TV has become the first British company to break into the U.S. network production business, with the announcement that ABC has ordered 13 episodes of "Cracker" for its fall schedule.
The Writers Guild of America will hold a weeklong conference in Maui in August to bring scribes together with industry leaders to discuss topics in the industry.
HBO will afford those who forgot to tape "The Larry Sanders Show" during its recently completed fifth season a chance to record all 13 of the season's episodes at once on June 6, when it runs an…
The Tiffany Theater has closed for structural renovations to its north and south stages. The Sunset Boulevard theater shuttered over the weekend after 12 years of continuous activity. In addition to…
While Jim Carrey is awaiting a script for New Line's remake of "The Secret Life of Walter Mitty," sources say he's in preliminary talks with Warner Bros. to topline yet another remake, this time of…
A combination of baking hot weather in Europe and a dearth of new releases cooled B.O. receipts overseas last weekend, partially offset by several boffo bows by "The Fifth Element," "Volcano's" fiery…
ABC today is expected to announce the appointment of Preston Padden as president of the ABC television network, as previously reported (Daily Variety, May 12).
In theory, both distributors and exhibitors would prefer that trailers are played before films that share a similar target demographic. But whether it's through carelessness on the part of theater…