Is Germany's planned video music channel Viva going to live up to its name and come alive? The station's fruitless search for investors has been the subject of much erroneous press speculation lately.
Linda Bloodworth-Thomason will be presented the American Women in Radio & Television's Silver Satellite Award, recognizing outstanding contributions in broadcast communications, May 20 at the group's…
Joe McFadden has been promoted to senior VP of marketing/sales at CEMA Distribution, moving up from his VP slot.
Following a spectacular opening in Australia (Daily Variety, May 5), "Indecent Proposal" began its European run May 7 with a smash bow in Italy, grossing $ 1.7 million on 196 screens during its first…
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Less than a year after exploding on Fox Children's Network, the animated Caped Crusader is taking crimefighting to the big screen in "Batman: The Animated Movie" for a Christmas release, Warner Bros…
Kiss of the Spider Woman …11 The Who’s Tommy … 11 Angels in America: The Millennium Approaches … 9 Blood Brothers … 6 Anna Christie … 5 The Goodbye Girl … 5 The Sisters Rosensweig … 5 The Song of…
Fox Broadcasting Co. will double-run repeats of "Beverly Hills, 90210" through the summer on Tuesdays and Wednesdays at 8 p.m. starting June 1.
HBO has set a deal with Communications & Entertainment Corp.'s Odyssey Entertainment Ltd. providing the company with exclusive overseas distribution rights for as many as 24 HBO-produced movies over…
In an apparent endorsement of its development, ABC will put on 11 new series next fall, totaling eight of its 22 hours of prime time.
Film director James Ivory will receive the University of Oregon's Pioneer Award May 15, saluting him as one of the college's most distinguished graduates.