CableVision has agreed to buy the smaller Mandeville Cable Partners for $515 million, and in the process has become Argentina's largest MSO.
Friday was a banner day for British authors, as Nick Hornby got $2.75 million from New Line and Tribeca for his next novel "Father Figure" and Philip Kerr accepted a $2.5 million preemptive offer for…
British Sky Broadcasting has secured a non-exclusive pay-per-view movie deal with Warner Bros., the satcaster announced a day after it emerged that four U.K. cable operators had also done a…
UPN has scrapped a couple midseason projects that were in development under the previous management team.
Is Fine Line Features turning Ruth-less? The New Line arthouse division was powerfully in evidence at the London Screenings last week, with exec veepees Jonathan Weisgal and Mark Ordesky snooping…
Ask any of the more than 1,300 industryites attending this year's ShowEast convention how the next week will be spent and you'll receive a succinct reply: "Watching movies."
After an excellent week at the overseas box office, a number of U.S. actioners and romances seem destined to pass $100 million, including Sony's "My Best Friend's Wedding" and BVI's "Face/Off," "Air…
NBC has set its Wednesday schedule for the November sweeps period, following the web's cancellation of "Built to Last" and its decision to take "The Tony Danza Show" off the air until December.
What's scarier than horror movies? Lawsuits over horror movies.
Bringing a 92-year-old publishing tradition into the 21st century, Variety has announced it will augment its daily and weekly printed editions with an Internet Web site at www.variety.com before the…