Emphasizing the high stakes regarding the media consolidation issue, the Writers Guild of America has warned that easing ownership rules will lead to compromised news coverage of future wars.
The Motion Pictures Assn. of America has surprised local industryites by applying for membership to the Brazilian Cinema Congress, repping film players.
Kirch creditors approved Haim Saban's takeover of the former Kirch Media assets on Monday, pushing the deal closer to fruition.
Czech Finance Minister Bohuslav Sobotka and U.S.-backed Central European Media Enterprises (CME) have come to an agreement with regard to payment of the $353 million awarded the TV group by an…
WNBC was the big winner Sunday night at the 46th annual New York Emmy Awards. The Peacock flagship entered the night with the most nominations (42) and took home a leading 12 awards, including single…
Despite less-than-scintillating numbers for the premiere of family comedy "The Pitts," Fox's all-laffer lineup prevailed on Sunday in adults 18-49 and 18-34 while NBC moved ahead in adults 25-54 and…
Swiss license trader Highlight Communications posted its second best annual results ever March 28, thanks in part to consolidated figures from its stake in leading German producer-distrib Constantin…
Thanks to a deal struck with AOL Time Warner last year, German music TV group Viva Media reported a net profit of €859,000 ($922,000) for 2002 following a $31 million loss a year earlier while…
In yet another sign of recovery for Germany's shell-shocked media industry, local production company Media Select has won a bid to take over the core assets of bankrupt visual effects and film group…
Christian Bale ("Laurel Canyon," "American Psycho,") will topline "The Machinist," a psychological suspense thriller to be directed by Brad Anderson ("Session 9," "Next Stop Wonderland") and produced…
Buena Vista Intl. Television has hired Alison Homewood as VP of sales for Europe, Middle East and Africa.