MTV veejay Adam Curry has signed on with C/NET: The Computer Network, a new cable network aimed at the computer and videogame crowd led by TV industry vet Kevin Wendle (Daily Variety, Nov. 24, 1993).
Rob Kenneally has joined syndicator Rysher TPE as exec VP, creative affairs, a new position in which he'll direct a new push into network and movie production and oversee the company's active slate…
All American TV and Telescene Communications have provided “Sirens” with a firm production commitment for fall. The firstrun female cop drama, which had a short run on ABC starting last March, has…
As expected, pop diva Whitney Houston dominated the 21st annual American Music Awards, scoring seven trophies and a special award thanks to the success of "The Bodyguard" soundtrack, one of the…
Hollywood's odds-on Oscar favorites continued to dominate other awards nominations Monday as the American Cinema Editors picked Michael Kahn's "Schindler's List," Veronika Jenet's "The Piano" and…
Michael Nathanson, who recently exited as Columbia Pictures corporate executive veepee, will assume the prexy/CEO slot at Warner Bros.-based New Regency Prods. Feb. 15, New Regency confirmed Monday.
After sustaining major damage in the Jan. 17 earthquake, MTM is moving out of its longtime home at CBS' Studio City lot.
Arista Records chief executive Clive Davis was presented with the Gloria Swanson Humanitarian Award at the 10th annual American Cinema Awards Sunday at the Beverly Hilton Hotel.
The owner of a CBS affiliate in Orlando intends to ask a federal court today to force the FCC to act on a longstanding petition calling for elimination of the primetime access rule.
Studios constantly rate talent, but how does talent size up the studios? Daily Variety has asked producers, directors, agents and others involved in the filmmaking process to rate the majors.
Live Entertainment has tapped industry veterans Elliot Slutzky and Jeffrey Fink as executive VP of sales and marketing and VP of sales and distribution for homevideo, respectively. The two key exec…