The FCC OK'd Broadcast Partners Inc.'s proposed acquisition of radio station WCKZ-FM in Charlotte, N.C. The company expects to complete the acquisition from Compass Media Group in January.
Brad Hunt has landed the senior VP marketing slot for Lou Maglia's Zoo Records, ending speculation on the future of the former Hollywood Records general manager.
"Corrina, Corrina," the New Line Cinema comedy starring Whoopi Goldberg and Ray Liotta, has wrapped principal photography.
A chart Friday showing local November sweeps results incorrectly noted the time of KCOP’s “The Arsenio Hall Show.” The talkshow airs at 11:30 p.m., with off-net sitcom “Roseanne” earning a 3.2…
QVC Network over the weekend defended the decision of the Delaware Chancery Court that last month threw out key lockup agreements between Paramount and Viacom and created a level playing field in the…
"Little Buddha" had its world preem in wintry France and the "Addams Family" sequel began its foreign journey in sweltering, summery Australia. Both look promising, but not outstanding.
A revitalized RKO Pictures said Friday that it has signed an agreement with director Robert Altman and Sandcastle 5 Prods. to co-develop the film "Mata Hari."
Warner Bros. Friday confirmed that Tribune's Chicago flagship superstation WGN will provide its national basic cable feed for the studio's proposed fifth network (Daily Variety, Nov. 29) -- a move…
In a startling departure from previous policy, the Italian government is considering partial privatization of public broadcaster RAI as part of an emergency plan to save the indebted web from…
Hollywood bakes the pie, so why doesn't it cut itself a bigger slice? The filmed entertainment business -- which distributes new productions and licenses its programming libraries -- remains the…
A rating point can be expensive during the November sweeps. Just ask Twentieth TV's "A Current Affair," whose reported $ 500,000 payment for an interview with the Buttafuocos netted the show a 0.4…