A $600 million cash payment from EchoStar pulled DirecTV parent Hughes Electronics into the black for the fourth quarter, with a profit of $115 million compared with a loss of $133 million the year…
Publisher Heinrich Bauer's acquisition of bankrupt German TV giant Kirch Media may be in trouble after regulators raised fears Wednesday about the takeover's possible impact on diversity on German…
Netflix, the 4-year-old online DVD service, trimmed its net loss and bulked up on subscribers as it continued to prove the viability of its overnight DVD mail order rental service.
The Hallmark Channel has upped Elizabeth Missan Yost to head of original programming and development.
Gotham-based production and distribution company Cavu Pictures has acquired worldwide rights to Eitan Gorlin's debut feature, "The Holy Land," which won the feature Grand Jury Prize at the 2002…
As broadcast network erosion continues, at least one studio topper believes the day when cable boasts the No. 1 show in all of television isn't too far away.
Third-ranked broadcaster TV Record has upped Dennis Munhoz from VP to president, replacing Honorilton Goncalves.
State-backed film company Cinecitta Holding appointed the board members of state film producer-distributor Istituto Luce on Wednesday.
Government cultural agency Telefilm Canada allocated its C$9 million ($5.77 million) New Media Fund to 21 projects, including five convergence TV projects, in 2002.
Filmmaker Keith Behrman will receive the Claude Jutra Award for his feature debut, "Flower and Garnet," at Canada's Genie Awards for film Feb. 13.