In what was termed the first step in expansion plans, Wherehouse Entertainment yesterday acquired the five-store, Colorado-based Rocky Mountain Records and Tapes. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
"A Street Carol," a one-hour special spun off of the successful doo-wop Christmas album "Street Carols," has been cleared in more than 144 markets, including the top 50, according to the program's…
Former Fox Entertainment News reporter Bryn Freedman's name was misspelled yesterday in a story about Phil Alden Robinson appearing on ABC's "Nightline" in a seg produced by Robinson. Due to an…
Thirty-three countries have submitted entries for consideration as best foreign language film in the 65th Annual Academy Awards. Included this year are the first entries ever from Croatia, Estonia…
Gerry Robinson, chief exec of British leisure conglomerate Granada, lived up to his promises when he delivered a massively improved performance for the company for the year ended Sept. 26.
Actor Michael Dudikoff is seeking at least $ 1.4 million he claims is due under a two-year, four-picture deal with Cannon Pictures Inc.
The David Letterman sweepstakes appear to be heating up, with Viacom Entertainment now claiming the frontrunner position among syndication companies bidding to attract the irreverent latenight…
BEING AN INFLUENTIAL AND RESPECTED Daily Variety staffer, I am constantly bombarded with a steady stream of invitations begging me to cover important industry functions.
The race to take over the historic Max Factor Museum building from Procter & Gamble apparently has been narrowed to two contenders, but officials from the City of Los Angeles have intervened and are…
Local arts organizations, rained on by the economy, have come under one umbrella. In a consolidation believed to be a local first, COMBO, a fund-raising group established in 1964, has joined with the…
Sony Pictures Entertainment has taken the lead in its race with the Family Channel to launch an interactive cable gameshow channel next year, striking deals with gameshow producers Mark Goodson…