Daily Variety won the trophy for most improved trade publication Friday night at the 36th annual Maggie Awards Banquet, sponsored by the Western Publications Assn.
Hewlett-Packard Co., the nation's second-largest computer maker, wants a slice of the interactive TV market.
After a three-year arranged marriage by Touchstone prexy David Hoberman, Disney-based producers Wendy Dozoretz and Ellen Collett have decided to get a divorce where all future projects are concerned.
One of the Arab world's most listened-to radio stations, Cairo's Mahatta el Koran el Karim (Holy Koran Station), has been told to cut out inflammatory religious commentary.
Principal photography has begun on MGM's "That's Entertainment! III," a mix of musical highlights from the studio's glory days films, along with remembrances from some of its biggest stars.
LucasArts Games has been rechristened LucasArts Entertainment Co. The new unit will consist of both entertainment and educational consumer software.
The American Film Marketing Assn. has inked a historical anti-piracy accord with the Cinematography Committee of the Russian Federation to curb illegal theatrical distribution of AFMA members' movies…
Star-TV's new topper, Julian Mounter, said last week that by the end of the year Star will have up to six pay TV channels, three of which will be Mandarin Chinese movies, English-language movies and…
Opinion was sharply divided among industry exex last week on whether the FCC's decision setting in motion the eventual elimination of fin-syn rules will lead to a quick network-studio merger.
KQLZ-FM Friday abruptly changed from album-oriented rock to soft adult contemporary music, dropping its heavily promoted "Pirate Radio" tag in favor of EZ-100.3.
After weeks of tough negotiations, MGM has scored a major casting coup and inked superkid Macaulay Culkin for a cool $ 8 million to star in helmer Howard Deutch's comedy "Getting Even With Dad."