Joan Rivers Friday confirmed what everyone had been expecting: her low-rated TV talker will be canceled on Dec. 31. As reported (Daily Variety, Oct. 29), Rivers new "Can We Shop?" home-shopping show…
If an artist's singularity can be judged by how perilous it is to imitate him , then Federico Fellini must stand as one of the two or three most individual and stylistically unmistakable directors in…
Paramount Pictures has promoted its United International Pictures liaison Michael O'Sullivan to vice president international.
IATSE officials are worried that a recent letter from several craft union leaders could send the wrong signal to the producers' alliance just a week before upcoming contract negotiations, sources…
There were screams of joy on Dopey Drive over the weekend as Touchstone's "The Nightmare Before Christmas" easily bested the field to land top spot at the weekend B.O. with $ 8.1 million.
"Entertainment Tonight's" Leeza Gibbons and "The Young and the Restless" co-creator Lee Phillip Bell were honored as Broadcasters of the Year by the Southern California chapter of the American Women…
Hoyts Entertainment is poised to make a clean break from a troubled past with a new name, a recapitalization and fresh investors.
Fox Inc.'s FX cable network has added three execs to its management team, naming Louise Henry senior VP, affiliate sales & marketing; and Lucy Hood veep, affiliate marketing & strategic development.
Polygram Pictures' Hollywood tentacles are set to stretch even farther with a little help from Leo. The Dutch media giant was reportedly close to a deal late Friday calling for MGM/UA to become the…
Despite mutterings to the contrary, the French are just as crazy about dinosaurs as the rest of the world. After a record-busting opening in France, "Jurassic Park" surged by 53% on the first day of…
Richard Harris has signed with the William Morris Agency and will be repped by Arnold Rifkin and Hylda Queally. Harris soon will be seen in Warner Bros.'