News Corp.'s DirecTV Group returned to profitability last quarter as new subscribers boosted sales. Satcaster earned $12 million in the quarter, from a loss of $288 million the year before. Revenue…
A Rome music label has denied widely circulating rumors that it has asked Michael Jackson to set the late Pope John Paul II's prayers to music.
With a stroke of the pen, President Bush established February 2009 as the official and legally enforceable date for ending television transmission as viewers and broadcasters have known it for…
Holland's Eyeworks Group is continuing its global expansion by buying the New Zealand-based international production house Touchdown Television.
Hundreds of Korean film thesps and execs took to the streets of Seoul Wednesday to protest the government's decision to halve the country's screen quotas in order to secure a wider bilateral trade…
The Year of the Dog may be here, but for theaters in mainland China, it's the year of the ape. "King Kong," released Jan. 15 in time for the Chinese New Year holiday, which began Jan. 28, has taken…
BSkyB topper James Murdoch has restructured his senior team, indicating that there will be no direct replacement for outgoing chief operating officer Richard Freudenstein.
Rapidly expanding multiplex circuit Vue Entertainment has tapped Stuart Boreman director of film buying.
CBS is moving "The Amazing Race" to a 10 p.m. timeslot in order to make room for the Shawn Ryan-David Mamet skein "The Unit." Schedule shift is bad news for the critically admired CBS dramedy "Love…
Cash prizes of more than $115,000 were awarded at the 28th edition of one of the world's most popular short film fests, the Clermont-Ferrand Short Film Fest.