MGM Grand Inc. has filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission to allow it to borrow up to $1.5 billion in bank credit and more than $2 billion in other forms of subordinated debt to raise…
Will the last one out at Red Ant Entertainment please turn out the lights?
Members of the House and Senate Commerce Committees are expected to sign off on a budget plan today that will allow broadcasters to borrow billions of dollars worth of spectrum for free with a…
In a case that shined a rare spotlight on the shadowy role of the theatrical dramaturg, a federal judge ruled Wednesday that the late "Rent" playwright Jonathan Larson never considered dramaturg Lynn…
Despite Mayor Richard Riordan's initial public approval this week of U's new reduced expansion plan, unveiled earlier in the month (Daily Variety, July 3), residents living near the studio still have…
Barry Munitz, chancellor of the California State U system since 1991, has been tapped to become the president and CEO of the J. Paul Getty Trust, one of the nation's largest with a $4.3 billion…
MovieFone Inc. was awarded $22.7 million Wednesday in its damages suit against equipment manufacturer Pacer/Cats by a panel of the American Arbitration Assn.
Academy Award nominations for producers usually conjure up images of endless job opportunities and immediate financial success. But Renee Tajima-Pena, one of the producers of the 1988 feature…
After months of contentious negotiations, Actors' Equity Assn. and the producers of the touring "State Fair" starring John Davidson have reached an agreement on a union contract.
The Senate Appropriations committee gave its blessing Tuesday to a $100 million budget in 1998 for the National Endowment for the Arts, taking the agency one step closer to fiscal security for at…