John Voland has joined the editorial staffs of Variety and Daily Variety as a Los Angeles-based reporter specializing in technology and film.
UPN flagship station WWOR-TV has tapped Gotham weather fixture Frank Field as its weekend meteorologist.
The Federal Communications Commission on Wednesday rejected President Clinton's request for a formal inquiry into hard liquor advertising on television and radio.
John Agoglia, who announced June 17 that he was stepping down as president of NBC Enterprises after 18 years at the web, has tossed his hat into the ring as a candidate to replace outgoing Academy of…
Louise Kaufman has been promoted to vice president, East Coast publicity, for Paramount's motion picture group.
Augmenting its vidpic coffers, CBS has optioned Hannah Nyala's book "Point Last Seen: A Woman Tracker's Story" for a two-hour telefilm.
Warner Bros. picked up the spec "The Road Home" from Houston playwright Tom Vaughan for an undisclosed sum. Matthew McConaughey and his partner Gus Gustawes are expected to produce the property…
Donna Harrison has been tapped as the new executive producer for the NBC daytime talker "Leeza."
New York-based arthouse distributor Kino Intl. has acquired all North American rights to two films by "Chungking Express" helmer Wong Kar-wai.
In the wake of senior vice president Scott Greenstein's departure, Miramax Films has promoted Steven Hutensky to senior VP of business and legal affairs and Andrew Herwitz to senior veepee of…