Richard M. Heller has been named president of television at Lee Rich Prods., the TV and feature film production company.
Sheri Singer has joined Lifetime cable network as VP, longform programming. Lifetime has been seeking to expand its original programming slate with more dramatic and news/talk programing. Singer, who…
New Line Cinema has wooed John Woo's next pic away from a slew of bidders, landing the untitled action bonanza about a Florida cop tied up with the mob.
Less than a year after its formation, and following its involvement as executive producers of the coming Columbia Pictures pic "Bottle Rocket," the production company Boyle & Taylor Prods. is closing…
Trials for the U.K.'s first video-on-demand service are to start next month. British Telecom, the telecommunications giant, confirmed Wednesday that the experiment, involving up to 100 homes, will…
Response to Asian cinema has been stronger this year than last year, according to marketgoers at the Berlin Film Festival.
Cineplex Odeon Corp. posted its first operating profit since 1987 and cut its net losses by 82% in 1993 as the Toronto exhibitor continues to restructure its way back to health.
NBC confirmed its intent to renew the acclaimed drama "Homicide: Life on the Street" for next season (Daily Variety, Feb. 14), assuming it can complete negotiations with companies holding rights to…