Adam Berkowitz, who in 10 years at the William Morris Agency has represented a host of television writer-producers, departed the percentery Thursday for a position as an agent in the TV packaging…
Twentieth TV's "Access Hollywood" has been renewed in 70% of the country, including the NBC and New World stations.
Standard & Poor's cut its rating on Cineplex Odeon Corp.'s debt Thursday from BB- to B+, citing profit and cash flow levels "below Standard & Poor's expectations" the past two years.
Hong Kong-based entertainment powerhouse Golden Harvest is strengthening its presence in Malaysia by upping its stake in dominant exhibs Golden Communications and Cathay Cinemas.
The Zomba Group of Companies has formed Zomba Screen Music, a personal management outfit designed to represent film and TV composers.
Alternately friends and foes for 30 years, Aussie media titans Rupert Murdoch and Kerry Packer on Thursday resolved their latest tiff, over the rugby SuperLeague and Fox product, prompting…
The Partner Stations Network is launching a new half-hour strip for midseason called "This Is Amazing." The strip will be distributed by Eyemark Entertainment, with KCAL, Los Angeles, co-producing…
Calendar 1996 saw close to 500 movies tracked by Daily Variety in the domestic marketplace, which in-cludes Canada and the U.S. For instances in which a film has separate rights holders in the two…
L.A.-based company Digital Revolution has been tapped to produce a multimedia display in conjunction with the 53rd presidential inauguration on Monday.
Argentina's Clarin Group, parent of broadcaster Multicanal, has sold its Brazilian ca-ble assets under Artear to Globo for $55 million.
In an address to NATPE delegates Thursday, Fox Television chairman and chief ex-ecutive officer Chase Carey criticized the broadcast industry for not recognizing and adapting to changes in the…