A shake-up in the management of Cecchi Gori Communications (CGC), the TV group of top Italian film producer and distributor Vittorio Cecchi Gori, is widely expected in the wake of the appointment of…
Media entrepreneur Bud Paxson stunned Wall Street on Wednesday when he sold control of the Travel Channel to Discovery Communications for $20 million, less than three months after he bought it for…
Emmy nominees Roma Downey, Eriq LaSalle, Della Reese, Jimmy Smits and Noah Wyle have been added as presenters for Sunday's 49th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards from the Pasadena Civic Auditorium and…
Broadcast Music Inc. has announced it will distribute royalties for the performance of music in cyberspace.
Mike Tollin and Brian Robbins, whose Tollin/Robbins Prods. is responsible for the ongoing Nickelodeon series "All That" and "Kenan & Kel," have extended its exclusive production partnership with the…
Suggesting that a brilliant tax attorney does not make mistakes involving $1 million in income, the federal government Wednesdy launched its criminal tax-evasion case against onetime Carolco exec…
Damon Wayans has sealed a deal with the Carsey-Werner Co. to produce and star in a comedy series for Fox Broadcasting Co., confirming earlier reports (Daily Variety, Aug. 18).
Hitachi Ltd. said Tuesday it has developed a random access memory digital videodisc (DVD-RAM) with a storage capacity of 4.7 gigabytes.
Despite the Quebec government's threats, Howard Stern has only one thing to say to Canada: Lighten up, eh.
A group of telephone companies struggling to break into the subscription TV business is urging Congress to limit the ability of the Walt Disney Co., Viacom, CBS and NBC to enter exclusive programming…
Jon Favreau, the scribe and star of the hot indie pic "Swingers," has inked a deal to adapt Po Bronson's novel "The First 20 Million Is Always the Hardest" for 20th Century Fox and Harold Ramis'…