Setting the stage for a showdown among the major studios, Sen. Ernest Hollings (D-S.C.) has signaled he is ready to proceed with legislation forcing the tech biz to sit down with Hollywood and figure…
Sony Music moved swiftly Tuesday to stamp out a swirl of speculation that it was maneuvering to acquire the remaining half of ATV Music Publishing -- which includes more than 250 songs from the…
The Monte Carlo TV Festival organizers are expanding their programming competish in the hopes of turning the annual Euro-based event into the TV equivalent of the Cannes Film Festival.
Celebrating its heritage as the home of James Bond, MGM unspooled a 2002 product reel at ShoWest that emphasized titles both familiar and fresh.
After a taste test on several Fox O&Os, Twentieth Television is officially serving up its L.A.-based breakfastcast "Good Day Live" to the national syndication marketplace.
New Line Cinema has inked a two-year, first-look deal with Hayden and Tove Christensen's Forest Park Pictures.
NBC has signed a three-year deal with the Arena Football League to cover 15 regular-season Sunday afternoon games and all postseason AFL games, including the championship final, starting next…
The board of the Assn. of Talent Agents has given its unanimous blessing to the ATA's tentative deal to revamp the Screen Actors Guild's master franchise agreement and loosen ownership restrictions…
Twentieth Century Fox Intl. TV has sold "Temptation Island" to No. 2 Brazilian net SBT, marking the format's first sale in Latin America.
Oz censors have amazed exex by slapping a parental guidance rating on the 20th-anniversary re-release of Steven Spielberg's "E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial," a tougher classification than the general…
Australia's two metropolitan pay TV carriers, Foxtel and Optus, have inked a deal that will see their programming delivered across both networks.