Warner Bros. Intl. Television is selling its 10% stake in Spanish satcaster Canal Satelite Digital back to the paybox's parent company, Sogecable, in a deal widely interpreted as a prelude to Warner…
So much for struggling exhibs. Regal Entertainment, the country's largest theater chain, reported a net income jump of 43%, to $35.1 million, for the October-December frame. Holiday pics like "The…
Three pics are up for top kudos at Mexico's Ariel film awards as nominations were announced Thursday, but it remains to be seen if anyone will see those films as none has a distribution deal.
Al Michaels, one of the top NFL sportscasters, was in effect traded from ESPN to NBC for the rights to Oswald the Lucky Rabbit. NBC Universal Sports and Olympics chairman Dick Ebersol announced the…
Maverick multi-hyphenate Rolf de Heer is looking back to the early 20th century for his next pic, "Dr. Plonk," a silent, black-and-white comedy about an inventor who in 1907 calculates that the world…
Haim Saban's German TV group ProSiebenSat 1 has reported that sales climbed to 8.4% to $2.38 billion last year, according to preliminary figures, and announced that it's signed up for a cable feed in…
Sales exec Sergio Ramos has been tapped head of acquisitions at Spain's soon-to-launch terrestrial broadcaster La Sexta. Ramos previously worked as a sales exec at Spanish sales consortium Grupo PI.
Russian industrial holding Alfa Group confirmed Wednesday that it is acquiring St. Petersburg multiplex player Kronverk Cinema through its affil A1.
"American Idol" grad Kelly Clarkson picked up a Grammy on Wednesday night, but many of her fans missed it. By roughly a 2-to-1 margin, auds chose the amateurs of "Idol" over the pros on the Grammys…
Television's queen of talk will take on Howard Stern on satellite radio. XM Satellite Radio has inked Oprah Winfrey to a three-year, $55 million deal to create a channel -- Oprah & Friends -- for the…