Ted Turner wants to give parents their S, V and L --- so long as the gesture buys the TV industry "a little peace" from lawmakers and other vocal critics.
The roar of dinosaurs and the pop of pyrotechnics stir up residents living next to Universal Studios Hollywood.
Carsey-Werner Distribution has promoted Susan Austin to senior vice president, research and strategic planning.
Despite Friday-the-13th jitters and jokes, the 21st anniversary Women in Film Crystal Awards proceeded without a hitch. Diane Keaton, Bette Midler and Goldie Hawn were honorees this year for their…
Media giants Leo Kirch and Bertelsmann AG appear to be nearing an agreement for combining pay TV webs Premiere and DF1. Cooperation between DF1 and Premiere would give digital television a much…
"Fitz," the American version of hit U.K. cop show "Cracker," is emerging as one of the big successes of this year's L.A. Screenings.
"Scream" has been silenced indefinitely in Japan because of the national trauma caused by a serial killer.
While Asia provided a few thrills at the foreign box office, much of Europe continued in a holding pattern, awaiting clearance for "Con Air," which took off day-and-date with its domestic launch in…
Variety associate publisher Charles Koones is taking on the additional role of publisher of Variety's On Production, effective immediately.
Rankled by slipping ratings, lower spot ad sales and potential competition from News Corp.'s pending purchase of the Family Channel, some Fox affiliates at the spring meeting suggested yanking the…
"Office Killer," the directing debut of renowned art photographer Cindy Sherman, will have its world premiere in competition at the 50th Locarno Intl. Film Festival, which runs Aug. 6-16 in the Swiss…