On international day at ShoWest Monday, exhibs and studio reps focused mainly on opportunities in markets such as Russia, South Korea, China and Vietnam rather than dwelling on the disappointing 2005…
Televisa-owned Innova, which operates Mexico's only satellite TV provider under the Sky brand, said Monday it had launched a cash tender offer for $195 million of $300 million in bonds due in 2013…
"Rent" and "Walk the Line" will compete for top wide-release film at the 10th annual Prism awards. Limited-release nominees are "Dig!," "Pure," "Down to the Bone," "Last Days" and "Be Here to Love…
Cartoon Network sidled up to the PTA on Monday and announced a national campaign to protect and promote recess as a healthy activity for school kids.
It's rare that on a film fest's opening night - one which manages to draw showbiz types including Matthew McConaughey, Richard Linklater, John Sayles and Lawrence Kasdan - an emcee would point out…
Japan's onetime Internet powerhouse Livedoor received fresh blows Monday that may prove the corporate coup de grace. The Tokyo Stock Exchange will delist Livedoor and group company Livedoor Marketing…
Record label giant Sony BMG Music Entertainment (U.K.) is expanding its TV production business by creating a joint venture company, Fever Media, with two former BBC execs.
HBO Asia are poised to launch HBO Family and HBO Hits, aimed at premium markets in the region. Starting in Hong Kong on Thursday, the channels will roll out in the Philippines, Taiwan, Singapore and…
A U.S.-based venture capital syndicate headed by General Atlantic has raised $48 million for Oak Pacific Interactive, a Chinese Internet platform that is pushing into entertainment.
Hong Kong movie conglom Media Asia has partnered with MGM Grand and Asian property developer CapitaLand in a bid to break into Singapore's emerging casino market.