Propelled by its record-tying 14 Oscar nominations, "Titanic" surged 23% for an estimated $33 million four-day gross and pushed the overall box office to a new Presidents Day frame high.
Fox and Saban Entertainment are expected to cut a deal as early as today to buy out the stake of Fox Children's Network owned by Fox's affiliate stations.
The third time may be the charm for Trauma Records. The label, which extricated itself from a pact with Interscope Records late last year as part of a lawsuit settlement, is close to inking a deal to…
Nick Broomfield's "Kurt and Courtney," which was pulled from the recent Sundance Film Festival following legal threats, will get a three-week run at the Roxie in San Francisco beginning Feb. 27.
Profits at Dutch electronics company Philips made a major recovery in 1997 with the company bringing in a net income of 5.7 billion guilders ($2.9 billion), up from a loss of $303 million in the…
"South Park" co-creators Matt Stone and Trey Parker have committed to travel to their home state of Colorado to lead a nearly two-hour session discussing their warped animated hit and their humble…
Merrill Lynch's $294 million seven-year bond issue secured by the Cecchi Gori Group's film library (Daily Variety, Feb. 12) was presented to investors in Milan Thursday.
Showtime has finally committed to an airdate for the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences' (ATAS) 13th Annual Hall of Fame Ceremony, skedding the pre-taped event for March 9 at 8 p.m.
Steve Stark has been upped to senior vice president of current programming at Paramount Network TV.
In line with its declared policy of focusing more heavily on ancillary markets to bump up revenues, Overseas Filmgroup has signed a round of homevideo distribution deals with A-Pix Entertainment, BMG…