Media Home Entertainment will complete its final round of layoffs on Dec. 18, when three veeps and six support staffers will be released.
It seems certain that Pat Robertson's Intl. Family Entertainment will succeed in its bid to buy TVS, the regional ITV broadcaster that owns U.S. production company MTM.
Hollywood Pictures has purchased Steve Rudnick and Leo Benvenuti's first spec script "The Santa Clause" with hopes of making it a feature debut vehicle for comedian Tim Allen, star of…
Discovery Communications is creating a new tech unit and expanding its business development division to capitalize on new opportunities with developing technologies.
Looking for a lively, and long-winded, debate? Throw several writers--from TV and movies--into a room and ask them one simple question: How much power do writers have in Hollywood? Make sure there…
The films "City of Joy" and "Chaplin" have been added to the list of eligible films for the fifth annual Scripter Awards (Daily Variety, Nov. 24).
Graff Pay-Per-View Inc. signed a letter of intent to acquire an interest in HVC Ltd., a United Kingdom pay television programming firm.
In the bad old, good old days, writers had to contend with outright censorship in the form of the Hays Office. Married people had to sleep in separate beds. Criminals were always punished. Kisses had…
Sunni Walton is an actress who's been in the business for 30 years. Increasingly, though, this veteran of bit parts has found that she can't get a job, and that difficulty points to Hollywood's…
A number of magazine strips continued to enjoy solid national ratings in Nielsen syndication standings for the week of Nov. 9, while the off-network strips "Designing Women" and "Roseanne" also…
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Dawn of The Planet of The Apes
Dawn of The Planet of The Apes1Daily:$3.9M Cumulative:$152.4M Fox -23.45%
The Purge: Anarchy
The Purge: Anarchy2Daily:$2.6M Cumulative:$39.3M Universal Pictures -27.93%
Planes: Fire and Rescue
Planes: Fire and Rescue3Daily:$2.1M Cumulative:$23.8M Disney -8.99%