More than 130 industry people, including many past and present Daily Variety "muggs," were on hand Monday night at the Sportsmen's Lodge with accolades and a few roasting remarks to honor the paper's…
The legal roaring over who can use MGM's celebrated name and logo on studio theme parks subsided yesterday as Walt Disney and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer lawyers turned the non-jury lawsuit over to the…
"Busted," Fox Television Stations Prods.' new candidate for the syndie strip arena, got off to a respectable start Monday in its regular 5:30-6 p.m. slot on KTTV.
In the Oct. 12 story about Blue Rider Prods., the screenwriter of the 1988 release "Night of the Demons" was incorrectly identified. Joe Augustyn penned the screenplay and produced the pic. Norris…
"A River Runs Through It," Robert Redford's screen version of Norman Maclean's memoir of Montana life, pulled in more viewers over the four-day Columbus Day holiday weekend than any other film in…
With CBS sacrificing most of its week to baseball-playoff coverage, ABC has stolen the prime time Nielsens lead for the Oct. 5-11 period.
ONE THING'S FOR CERTAIN: If Sunday's debate was a prototype for a prime time series, the Disneys and Lorimars of the world wouldn't line up to sign deals with George Bush or Bill Clinton.
The Samuel Goldwyn Co.'s Christmas release "Peter's Friends" opened ShowEast 1992 to applause and generous laughter from exhibitors in attendance yesterday at the kick-off of the confab overlooking…
More than 15 original crew members on the "Love and War" pilot have filed a charge with the National Labor Relations Board, charging that Shukovsky English Entertainment fired them after one day of…
Warner Bros.' "Malcolm X" drew a PG-13 for "a scene of violence, and for drugs and some language" in the 1,238th weekly bulletin of the Motion Picture Assn. of America's Classification & Rating…
One of the most ambitious European animation co-productions yet attempted, the $ 11 million "Animals of Farthing Wood" series is set for a pan-American launch in January.