HDNet Films, the hi-def feature production arm of Todd Wagner and Mark Cuban's 2929 Entertainment, has greenlit the period piece "Diggers," starring Paul Rudd, Ken Marino, Josh Hamilton, Ron Eldard…
EchoStar Communications posted higher profits on Tuesday as Dish Network customers paid higher prices for satellite TV. The No. 2 U.S. satcaster is following a pattern set by DirecTV in results…
Clear Channel Communications, the world's largest radio broadcaster, reported a 13% drop in second-quarter profit after the company reduced commercial time to attract listeners.
A booming TV biz wasn't enough to keep Lions Gate from slipping deeper into the red last quarter, as its film division saw weak results and costs shot up.
Cablevision swung to a $222 million profit last quarter on a one-time gain from swapping sports assets with News Corp. New York-area cabler lost $187 million in the year-earlier period. Revenues rose…
CBS enjoyed more success in key young-adult demos last week, but it was another soft sesh overall for the broadcasters, as only ABC improved upon its perf of a year ago.
Sydney Film Festival prexy and former topper of the Australian Film Commission Cathy Robinson is stepping down after five years. Jacqui Feeney, CEO of feevee channel World Movies, will temporarily…
There's a cat fight in Shubert Alley. It all started when lyricist-composer Michael John LaChiusa exposed his claws with the article "The Great Gray Way," in the current issue of Opera News. The…
Webs in Oz and Blighty scored record auds for parts of the four-day Ashes cricket match between the two countries, which the England team won Sunday by just two runs in a nail-biting finish.
German broadcasting group ProSiebenSat 1 has applied to local media regulators for feevee licenses for a quartet of channels offering current films, movie classics, comedy and lifestyle programming.
The 29th edition of the embattled Montreal World Film Festival will be a scaled-down event, with 30 fewer features than last year and no high-profile pics with North American distribution.