Viacom struck fear in the hearts of broadcast investors Wednesday as it warned that a sluggish local ad market recovery would crimp third-quarter and full-year 2003 earnings.
Major shareholders at U.K. satcaster BSkyB are uneasy about the prospect of Rupert Murdoch's son James replacing outgoing chief executive Tony Ball.
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Alex Yemenidjian hasn't forgotten his promise. The MGM chief vowed during bidding for Vivendi Universal Entertainment to find a way of distributing surplus studio cash to shareholders should the Lion…
Fast-foods exec Aylwin Lewis will join the Disney board as an independent director in January, the Burbank conglom announced Wednesday.
After only two days of bargaining, actors and the ad industry have reached a tentative agreement on a new three-year contract. Wednesday's surprise announcement represents a sharp reversal from the…
Though showbiz is here to stay, the number of Hollywood jobs will continue to slowly decline in the foreseeable future.
A New Hampshire federal judge has refused to bar tonight's broadcast of the pilot of David E. Kelley's "The Brotherhood of Poland, N.H."
To the Editor: I applaud Brian Lowry on his column (“In Covering Hollywood, More is Often Less,” Daily Variety, Sept. 17) and I couldn’t agree with him more. On one hand, as a publicist I’ve been…
To the Editor: A critic is entitled to his own judgment about what he is reviewing. However, Derek Elley makes several errors in his review of “I’ll Sleep When I’m Dead” (Daily Variety, Aug. 25). He…
The awards season has barely begun, but it's already chock full of surprises. The Motion Picture Assn. of America is working with the CEOs of the Hollywood majors on a plan whereby the studios would…
Fresh from an election of board members and officers, the Writers Guild of America will soon start negotiating with studios and networks.
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