As the world outside America prepares for soccer's quadrennial World Cup in Germany in June, the game's TV rights are more in demand than ever.
A year ago, rivals in the specialty-film business said they wanted to emulate the Fox Searchlight model. The 10 films on its 2004 slategrossed a highly profitable $216 million, and the division…
Norwegian, Swedish and Finnish filmmakers would like to know what the Danes have that they don't. Why have Danish films gotten so much attention worldwide -- often to the exclusion of other Scandi…
Oswald the Lucky Rabbit has moved back into the Mouse House. Move brings him home from Universal and comes out of a larger negotiation to bring sportscaster Al Michaels from Disney-owned ESPN to NBC.
Oz TV executives and programmers no longer get much of a break over summer as the traditionally sleepy non-ratings period has turned into a fierce battleground with networks bowing new product ahead…
Since the Sept. 30 divorce of Disney and the Weinsteins, all the media attention seemed to focus on the brothers' startup company and the new Bob Iger regime at Disney. The reborn Miramax appeared to…
Glitz and glamour have always been hot commodities at the Berlinale and it's not surprising the fest goes out of its way to lure star wattage to the frigid event.
"Bubble," Mark Cuban's multiplatform experiment, hasn't exactly set homevideo records afire -- at least not yet, anyway.
Challenging times lie ahead this year for South African-based MultiChoice, which has had the satellite pay TV monopoly in sub-Saharan Africa for 12 years. Its DSTV bouquet of channels reaches 1.3…
Although movies are the big guns in Russia's TV network wars, locally produced dramas are the more commonly deployed weapons in the primetime ratings war.