Despite the near certainty of war, Hollywood execs booked for next week's Mip TV trade show in Cannes are still packing their bags for the trek to the French Riviera.
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Dithering over U.S. war plans has left film distribs between Iraq and a hard place: Moviegoing could take a hit, but there's little that can be done to alter release plans for the next couple of…
Nearly 10,000 thesps have decided to opt out of the SAG-producers health plan this year after the imposition of the plan's first insurance premiums.
European broadcasting giant RTL Group lost e56 million ($60.4 million) after corporate writedowns and one-off charges despite posting a 7.6% increase in its 2002 revenues to $4.7 billion on Monday.
Some of Granada's leading shareholders, including the National Assn. of Pension Funds, have called for chairman Charles Allen to step down.
AOL Time Warner ended rumors by confirming it wants to sell a stake in Chinese Entertainment Television, the Hong Kong-based Mandarin-lingo broadcaster it acquired in 2000 to get its foot in China's…
With due respect to J Lopez, when "Maid in Manhattan" ranks as the weekend's B.O. queen, it's a sure sign that biz is off-key.
France's Lagardere Group, whose founder Jean-Luc Lagardere died Friday, swung deeply into the red Monday, reporting a net loss of $309 million for 2002 compared with a $654 million profit in 2001.
Kenneth Branagh has picked up two actor nominations ("Shackleton," "Conspiracy") for the 2003 BAFTA TV awards, honoring British small-screen entertainment, announced Sunday.
U.K. music major EMI is revamping its distribution structure, splitting EMI Music Distribution into two parts and expanding its focus on marketing to retail channels with the creation of a new unit…