Dave Clark has been named senior VP of finance for Universal Studios Operations Group.
Name your favorite period film. "Cleopatra"? "Barry Lyndon"? How about "Gone With the Wind"? Affection for the story line and characters aside, many people would cite the costumes as one reason they…
Two Magyar networks have signed multimillion-dollar program-buying deals in a bid to stock their schedule with competitive titles as commercial television takes root in this nascent market.
Sony Corp. of Japan put investment bank the Blackstone Group on retainer, Sony said Thursday, formalizing a "long-standing relationship" in which Blackstone will "advise it on financial and strategic…
Comedic actors Phil Hartman and David Cross have been added to the cast of the DreamWorks-Universal co-production "Small Soldiers," which director Joe Dante began shooting on Nov. 3.
Rap group Dru Hill has settled its legal battle with Island Records. The move from acrimony to harmony follows months of litigation and name-calling.
Iwerks, producers of large-format movies and ridefilms, and Oregon-based Will Vinton Studios --- which made stars of the claymation California Raisins and computer-generated M&Ms --- have pacted to…
Two Magyar networks have signed multimillion-dollar program buying deals in a bid to stock their schedule with competitive titles as commercial television takes root in this nascent market.
With TV projects cooking with Michael Moore, Ed Lover, the House of Blues and romance novelist Barbara Taylor Bradford, Columbia TriStar Television Distribution is expanding its production purview…
Establishing itself as a cable phenomenon as well as the biggest thing ever to hit Comedy Central, the off-kilter animated series "South Park" on Wednesday night obliterated the viewership record it…
Warner Bros. and Black Pearl Entertainment have confirmed plans to launch the weekly syndie music series "R&B-TV" in the fall (Daily Variety, Nov. 13).
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