Perhaps acknowledging the short life expectancy of rap artists, MTV will present its equivalent of a life achievement honor --- the Video Vanguard Award --- to LL Cool J during the 14th annual MTV…
Seagram Co. Ltd. lifted net profit 66% to $148 million in its fourth quarter ending in June, largely due to a $154 million profit on the sale of most of its Time Warner shareholding in late May.
Alliance Communications Corp. said Wednesday that its distribution agreement with New Line Cinema has been extended into 2000.
Sony Corp. said Wednesday that it has applied for approval of a new optical disc format to an international standards body along with Philips Electronics NV and Hewlett-Packard Co.
Sony runs the Lincoln Square theater in Manhattan. The Lincoln Plaza Cinema is independently owned and operated. Information was wrong in a story Wednesday.
Ellen DeGeneres had better make a little room in that open closet of hers. The Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation revealed Wednesday that this fall's network primetime lineup includes a…
Two years after their merger, Goldcrest Films Intl. and IAC are splitting up again.
Could Woody Woodpecker go on strike? That's what members of the union that represents Universal Studios Hollywood "fuzzies" such as Woody and "faces" such as Mae West say if their reps and park execs…
CDnow, the Internet's leading music retailer, has received $10 million in funding through a private placement. The growing online service will use the capital to expand its consumer marketing efforts…
As anticipated, Scott Greenstein has joined specialized film company October Films as co-president alongside partners Bingham Ray and John Schmidt, October said Wednesday (Daily Variety, July 8).
Brad Silberling has been set to direct DreamWorks Pictures' comedy "Straight Man," based on the book by Richard Russo.