Hard Sell: When kirk Kerkorian last put MGM on the block, analysts tried to put a price on the James Bond franchise, which has sold some $3.7 billion in movie tickets. Now that "Casino Royale" is set…
Italy's public subsidy for digital terrestrial TV decoders is being probed by the European Commission after Rupert Murdoch's Sky Italia claimed it was "greatly distorting the market."
Viacom is prepping a comedy channel in Germany following the recent launch here of its tyke web Nick.
Spain's distribution house Sogepaq has sold all French and Belgian rights on Fernando Leon's Sundance World Competition social drama "Princesas" (Princesses) to French distrib ARP.
Magazine and talk shows continued to be the hot category in syndication for the week ending Nov. 20, which included the second full week of the sweeps.
Shares in U.K. cell phone company Virgin Mobile rose 10% Monday on news that Blighty cabler NTL has approached Richard Branson's outfit for an £800 million ($1.4 billion) merger.
Sweeps may be over but ABC again dominated Sunday's primetime action by rolling out original episodes of its hit series.
"Ultranova," the notable debut from Belgian actor-turned helmer Bouli Lanners, and Jean-Marc Vallee's Canadian foreign-lingo candidate "C.R.A.Z.Y." took top honors at the 43rd Gijon Intl. Film…
ABC News named anchors Elizabeth Vargas and Bob Woodruff as permanent replacements for the late Peter Jennings on "World News Tonight." The appointments end four months of uncertainty that began in…
The fourth time’s definitely a charm for Harry overseas, as “Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire” completely dominated foreign moviegoing over the weekend, with $92.6 million from more than 11,600…
It was one last hurrah for “Harry Potter,” as the teen wizard held the top spot in a typically slow post-Thanksgiving frame. “Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire” fell 63% in its third frame to $20.5…