Paramount Pictures upped Mark Badagliacca to senior VP of planning, the division responsible for co-financing activities, strategic planning and business development for the motion picture and TV…
United Artists keeps coming up with clever ways to jump-start the shingle. The studio has banded with producer Gary Lucchesi to acquire the series of Quiller mystery books by Adam Hall, the pseudonym…
Buoyed by a strong performance in the second half of last year, Southern California radio revenues jumped 7.5% in 1993 to a record $ 600 million.
Fingerhut Companies Inc. will join Viacom Inc. in its experiment with home shopping on its MTV, VH1 and Nick at Nite cable nets, the companies said Tuesday.
"Schindler's List" and "The Piano" predictably led the list of Writers Guild of America best screenplay nominees announced Tuesday, but in a switch, the highly praised pix won't be competing against…
As expected, Jeffrey Schlesinger will become president of Warner Bros. Intl. TV Distribution, replacing Michael Jay Solomon, who resigned last week (Daily Variety, Feb. 7) to set up his own company.
Home Shopping Network Inc. agreed to settle several shareholder lawsuits, forcing the Florida company to take a $ 13 million to $ 16 million charge against its fourth-quarter earnings.
Creative Artists Agency has signed a three-year deal with Comedy Central to use the ad-supported cable network as a laboratory for CAA clients with offbeat projects that the agency would package.
After taking a few weeks off, the Seagram Co. is rumored to be back to its old spending habits. Market sources said the Canadian-based distiller bought about a half-million shares of Time Warner…
Rep. Jack Fields (R-Texas), the ranking Republican on the House telecommunications subcommittee, said Tuesday he won't take kindly to further rollbacks in cable TV rates by new FCC chairman Reed…