At News Corp.'s annual general meeting Tuesday, chairman and chief exec Rupert Murdoch spoke surprisingly frankly to shareholders about a series of setbacks and difficulties faced by the global…
Proving that you can go home again --- and again --- veteran TV news exec Jeff Wald will be announced this morning as KTLA news director, marking his second stint as the station's news director and…
Central European Media Enterprises (CME), a publicly traded U.S. media company, and its Slovenian partner, ad sales broker Pro Plus, launched a new channel Monday in Slovenia called Gajba TV.
Rupert Murdoch is putting together a new 24-hour cable network called Fox Sports World that will consist of soccer, rugby and other sports taped outside the U.S.
"Touched by an Angel" co-star Della Reese went on the offensive Monday against CBS, holding a news conference to call attention to her salary dispute with the Eye web (Daily Variety, Oct. 2).
Rocker Jon Bon Jovi has inked a deal with Jerry Bruckheimer Films and Touchstone Pictures to develop, star in and write the music for a rock ‘n’ roll pic called “Love Hurts.” Pic, which Bruckheimer…
British TV sales veteran Philip Jones is stepping aside as managing director of CTE, Carlton's program distribution arm, to take on the new role as director of international relations.
Ethan Hawke, due onscreen next in "Gattaca" and "Great Expectations," is in serious talks to star in "Snow Falling On Cedars" under Scott Hicks' helm for Universal Pictures, sources said Friday.
Director Wes Craven will receive the 1997 Lifetime Achievement Award at this year's ShowEast, the confab for exhibitors and distributors that will be held from Oct. 20-23 at Atlantic City's Trump Taj…
Julian Sands, who is quickly becoming a Mike Figgis staple, has inked to star in the helmer's indie pic "The Death and Loss of Sexual Innocence" opposite Saffron Burrows, sources said Friday.