Fingerhut Companies Inc. will join Viacom Inc. in its experiment with home shopping on its MTV, VH1 and Nick at Nite cable nets, the companies said Tuesday.
"Schindler's List" and "The Piano" predictably led the list of Writers Guild of America best screenplay nominees announced Tuesday, but in a switch, the highly praised pix won't be competing against…
As expected, Jeffrey Schlesinger will become president of Warner Bros. Intl. TV Distribution, replacing Michael Jay Solomon, who resigned last week (Daily Variety, Feb. 7) to set up his own company.
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The Maze Runner
The Maze Runner1Daily:$7.8M Cumulative:$32.5M Fox -42.23%
A Walk Among the Tombstones
A Walk Among the Tombstones2Daily:$2.9M Cumulative:$12.8M Universal Pictures -42.27%
This Is Where I Leave You
This Is Where I Leave You3Daily:$2.7M Cumulative:$11.6M Warner Brothers -44.36%
Home Shopping Network Inc. agreed to settle several shareholder lawsuits, forcing the Florida company to take a $ 13 million to $ 16 million charge against its fourth-quarter earnings.
Creative Artists Agency has signed a three-year deal with Comedy Central to use the ad-supported cable network as a laboratory for CAA clients with offbeat projects that the agency would package.
The law firm Loeb & Loeb is taking on a country flavor with a new Nashville branch that will give it a client list of some of the nation's hottest country music artists.
MTV veejay Adam Curry has signed on with C/NET: The Computer Network, a new cable network aimed at the computer and videogame crowd led by TV industry vet Kevin Wendle (Daily Variety, Nov. 24, 1993).
Rob Kenneally has joined syndicator Rysher TPE as exec VP, creative affairs, a new position in which he'll direct a new push into network and movie production and oversee the company's active slate…
All American TV and Telescene Communications have provided “Sirens” with a firm production commitment for fall. The firstrun female cop drama, which had a short run on ABC starting last March, has…
As expected, pop diva Whitney Houston dominated the 21st annual American Music Awards, scoring seven trophies and a special award thanks to the success of "The Bodyguard" soundtrack, one of the…