Vivendi Universal has confirmed it will hold on to Studio Babelsberg, which is now looking to exploit synergies within the group.
Battered file-swapping pioneer Napster has signed a nonbinding letter of intent to sell substantially all of its assets to an as-yet-unnamed party in a move that should help the Netco skirt a Chapter…
Responding to recently conducted research suggesting that 6.8 million of its users have purchased DVDs, Internet portal giant Yahoo! will launch a significantly expanded DVD Web destination Tuesday.
Storied NBA franchise the Boston Celtics has been sold for a reported $360 million to a group of private investors that includes ex-cable TV magnate H. Irving Grousbeck.
"Sweet Home Alabama" captured the box office flag this weekend with a September-record $37.5 million in estimated opening grosses. Boffo "'Bama" bow shows Disney wasn't whisting Dixie when it…
As big ideas go, here's a wild one: Create a Biblically themed animated pic around the vegetable stars of a video series that's never been on TV.
The private sector is making inroads into government-controlled television in China. While TV stations remain off-limits, there are now more opportunities for production, programming and channel…
Think of a number -- then double it. That looks like the fortunate future for Russian distributors, as territory's box office continues on a striking upturn.
When handing out top medals in the arts and humanities last spring, President George W. Bush extolled popular culture and the importance of producers, actors, singers, dancers, painters and writers…
The staking out keeps getting earlier and earlier. And it's not just the tentpoles getting pegged these days.
Taiwan's cablers are urging the government to deregulate and let market forces dictate services and subscription fees. Politicos cap foreign investment to less than 50% and limit the amount cablers…