Jarmila Novotna, a Czech-born soprano who starred at the Metropolitan Opera in the 1940s and 1950s, died Wednesday. She was 86. Novotna made her U.S. debut in 1939 in “Madama Butterfly,” and her Met…
Bouyed by "Mrs. Doubtfire" and other film and television successes, revenues for Rupert Murdoch's News Corp. rose 9% to $ A5.8 billion ($ 4.2 billion) in the half-year to Dec. 31.
Last week's announcement that a joint venture between Connecticut-based Century Communications and Continental Venture Capital had acquired the majority interest in the second Aussie pay TV license…
Connecticut-based Century Communications has joined Continental Venture Capital Ltd. of Sydney to acquire the major share holding in Australia's second pay TV license.
The Australian Broadcasting Corp. confirmed Monday it had pacted to beam its international service AusTV into homes across China.
Kerry Packer's Nine Network announced major executive shifts Thursday as the web readies itself for the new ratings season next month.
Robin Williams just about rules the Yule around the world. With Europe already ablaze from "Aladdin's" lamp, the energetic genie conjured up magic in other parts of the world as well.
Veteran Aussie production house Crawfords is restructuring to accommodate indie and overseas producers alongside in-house productions.
Federal Attorney General Michael Lavarch has intervened to force a delay in Rupert Murdoch's plans for News Corp. to issue super-shares.
The Magic Carpet alighted in Paris and France fell in love with "Aladdin." The critics cried "Oui!" and the public lined up. Opening five days pulled $ 340 ,000 (its first run at Paris' 2,750-seat…
News Corp.'s first quarter, ended Sept. 30, showed a 27% rise in net operating profit after tax and abnormal items, climbing to $ A246 million ($ 164 million) vs. $ A193 million ($ 129 million ) for…