Turner Pictures Worldwide has named Midge Barnett vice president of international sales. She will be based in Los Angeles and will report directly to Robert Lazarus, VP/general manager for TPW.
Actor/dancer Paul Mercurio, the much sought after star of Miramax's Aussie hit "Strictly Ballroom," has signed with Writers & Artists Agency.
CBS found its own bit of heaven in numbers for the Grammy Awards Wednesday, which jumped 23% over last year's telecast to score the show's best rating since 1988.
NBC O&O WRC-TV here has formed an innovative news gathering partnership with WTOP-AM, D.C.'s only 24-hour news radio station.
Canadian broadcaster CTV and Adderly Prods. yesterday confirmed they had been advised that their talkshow "Shirley" won't join ABC's daytime program lineup in April, as reported (Daily Variety, Feb…
Directors Guild of America president Arthur Hiller will receive an Honorary Life Membership in the DGA at the guild's 45th Awards banquet March 6 at the Beverly Hilton.
House copyright subcommittee chairman William Hughes (D-N.J.) yesterday offered legislation ensuring continued delivery of TV programming to backyard dish owners.
Jamie Geller Hawtof, most recently a VP at Clein + White Public Relations, will be joining TriStar Pictures as VP, publicity, effective in mid-March.
APART FROM SOME of the big star autobiographies, such as Katharine Hepburn's "Me," and deep-dish gossip tomes like Maria Riva's tell-all about her mother, Marlene Dietrich, it's not at all clear who…
Writers Guild of America, East and Independent Feature Project team up April 2-3 for a conference on feature-film script development at Fashion Institute of Technology's Fred Pomerantz Art & Design…
AIP Studios has been renamed West Side Studios in a move signaling the company's intent to produce more mainstream movies following what David Winters, its chairman of the board, termed "a major…