When I was reading Peter Biskind's Down and Dirty Pictures a few years ago, I was literally shaken by Biskind's observation that "in the '90s there were three New York-based companies comprised of…
When Johnny Carson moved "The Tonight Show" from Manhattan to Los Angeles in 1972, with the state's then-first lady Nancy Reagan among his early guests, it wasn't as much a blow to jobs as it was to…
SUBSCRIBE TO VARIETY TODAY.
New Yorkers are a proud bunch. It can take sophisticated survival skills to live in the city. Even more so to do business there.
“Escape From Planet Earth”-producer Rainmaker Entertainment has paired up with Blockade Entertainment to adapt the Insomniac Games franchise “Ratchet & Clank” into a 3D-animated film. Goal is to…
Established in 1966, the New York City Mayor's Office of Film, Theater and Broadcasting is the oldest film commission in the country. And when Katherine Oliver was appointed by Gotham mayor Michael…
When Michael Bloomberg became the mayor of New York on Jan. 1, 2002, he took the reins of a city still reeling from the devastating aftermath of the Sept. 11 attacks just four months earlier.
An Atlanta Municipal Court hearing for Reese Witherspoon has been scheduled for May 22, following her disorderly conduct arrest Friday when her husband, CAA agent James Toth, was pulled over on…
THQ has raised an additional $6.55 million from the sale of game properties that include “Darksiders,” “Red Faction,” “Marvel Super Hero Squad” and “Drawn to Life” as the publisher continues to…
News Corp. has agreed to pay shareholders $139 million to settle a class action suit stemming from the conglom's 2011 acquisition of Shine.
Avi Lerner has officially hung out the "for sale" sign on his distribution shingle Millennium Entertainment after a potential deal to unload the company fell through earlier this year.
NBC Universal's E! cabler said it would air six new series, including one focused on the lives of female stars of the WWE, while introducing an array of topical specials and live events over the next…