The Walt Disney Co. launched a South African subsidiary Tuesday to consolidate its retail business here and explore avenues into the rest of Africa.
Time Warner Cable and the city of New York may be headed for a major dust-up over the city's claim on three of the 12 channels that TW will add to its cable system in Manhattan this fall.
Cynthia Littleton has been named staff reporter for Variety and Daily Variety.
Independent producer and longtime film executive Max Youngstein, who along with four other partners purchased an ailing United Artists from Charlie Chaplin and Mary Pickford and turned it into a…
Daryl Hannah and Tim Matheson have been cast to star in "We Are Circus," the sixth and final installment in Showtime's three-film, six-part Holocaust series "Rescuers: Stories of Courage" from…
After months of speculation, "Access Hollywood" now is officially in the market for a new male co-anchor.
When KABC last week moved talkshow host Michael Jackson to a weekend slot, they apparently neglected to tell the host he'll replace: Susan Estrich.
The "Fargo" team of Joel and Ethan Coen have agreed to adapt "Cuba Libre," the next novel by Elmore Leonard, sources said.
Mike Ovitz (left) and I.M. Pei on Tuesday announced the $1.1 billion fundraising campaign for the reconstruction of the UCLA Medical Center, School of Medicine and Health Sciences (Daily Variety…
The BBC unveiled plans Tuesday for a 24-hour global English-language radio news service to complement its existing World Service broadcasts.
Mainstream audiences have yet to decide whether it's good or bad, but starting in the fall DVD will be at least nationwide.