Pope John Paul II has been given a private sneak preview of Mel Gibson's "The Passion of the Christ" -- at least that's the word at the Vatican.
Vicki Dummer has been upped to VP of current programming and alternative series development at ABC Entertainment. She'll report to both ABC current senior VP Lance Taylor and alternative guru Andrea…
Carsey-Werner-Mandabach has upped Kathy Busby to senior VP and the newly created post of head of development.
The leadership structure of the TV assets of NBC Universal came into sharper focus Monday, with NBC chairman-CEO Bob Wright putting a trio of key execs -- Jeff Zucker, Randy Falco and Jay Ireland -…
Army Archerd: Just for Variety
With "The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King" launching its global invasion Wednesday in 16 markets and in another 12 territories Thursday-Friday, few distribs were game to release films they…
With an eye to expanding its feature film production slate, City Lights Media Group has upped Michael Cohen to vice president of production and development.
None of the 18 performing bands bothered with anything even resembling acoustic music. Annual charity affair drew an impressive lineup -- if not an eclectic one -- featuring many of the year's…
Looking to provide an alternative to mega sites for filmgoers such as iFilm and IMDB, Rick Bolton, formerly director of Broadband and Future TV for consultancy Razorfish, has launched a Web site…
Warner Bros. Network co-CEO Jordan Levin has been named executive of the year by the Caucus for Television Producers, Writers and Directors.
Revitalized Brit label Rough Trade has signed another promising American band that has made Stateside auds sit up and take notice. Switching coasts after a successful run with the Strokes, Rough…