Universal Pictures prexy and chief operating officer Rick Finkelstein was severely injured in a skiing accident in Aspen, Colo., on Dec. 29 and has been hospitalized with serious spinal injuries.
It's not in the same league as Janet Jackson's exposed nipple, but 2005 already has its first case of a network TV no-no. Viewers watching Friday night's live edition of "The Tonight Show" on NBC…
In the end, it wasn't even close. Time Warner romped home to win the U.S. majors' 2004 box office derby overseas, racing to an industry record of $2.6 billion, including Warner Bros., and New Line…
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Publishers Weekly on Monday tapped New York Post publishing columnist Sara Nelson as editor-in-chief in a bid to revitalize the 133-year-old trade pub.
Just for Variety: The first phone call on my return to the office Monday morning was from Julie Andrews. She was calling as a member of the board of Operation U.S.A. having been a founding member…
A significant number of Paramount execs and producers are troubled over being left out of the loop about Brad Grey's impending ascension as Sherry Lansing's successor.
It came down to the wire, but annual box office for 2004 managed to edge out 2003, with $9.214 billion through Sunday, according to the final tally released Monday by Nielsen EDI, vs. 2003's $9.166…
Tsunami relief was top on the mind of showbiz Monday as Rupert Murdoch dispatched a letter to all News Corp. staffers saying his company would give $1 million in aid and match employee's donations…
Telco SBC revealed plans for the first generation of its new home entertainment service that will include video programming, broadband content, TiVo-like recording and downloadable movies.
"Alexander" triumphed in South Korea and Sony's Chinese-lingo "Kung Fu Hustle" continued to dominate other parts of Asia last weekend, while the B.O. in Europe was starved of new product and had to…