Lower costs helped XM Satellite Radio cut its net losses in the third quarter, but subscriber growth flattened compared with the previous quarter.
CBS has renewed the contract of Sean McManus, president of CBS Sports, for three years. McManus is the network's point man on negotiations over a new contract with the NFL.
The Film Sales Co. has sealed a pact to rep rights to feature docu "The Big Question" in all English-language territories.
Indie banner ThinkFilm has calculated a deal to acquire French writer-helmer Francois Ozon's latest feature, "5x2," from sales banner Celluloid Dreams.
Viacom co-prexy/co-COO Leslie Moonves added further structure to his expanded empire Thursday in tapping top message maestro Gil Schwartz to serve as exec VP of the newly created CBS Communications…
The November toon stakes are on. Walt Disney bows Pixar's "The Incredibles" in a super-saturated 3,933-theater release today, and Warner Bros. opens "The Polar Express" on Wednesday.
More viewers found ABC's hot drama "Lost" on the eve of the November sweep, while NBC got some encouraging returns for "The West Wing" one night after the presidential election.
Focus Features has entered a first-look and consulting pact with indie film producer Kisha Imani Cameron and her Completion Films. Pact is part of a push by the Universal specialty arm to nurture…
U.S. Latino marketing, talent management and distribution company Arenas Entertainment is widening its core business to include distribution and marketing services for indie producers and distribs.
Sinclair Broadcasting said its controversial program on John Kerry's war record was hugely profitable for the company, so much so that it intends to produce more such shows from its centralized news…
Troubled cabler Charter Communications swung to a $3.3 billion loss in the third quarter from a small year-ago profit due to a one-time writedown to reflect the diminished value of the business.