Australian pay TV operator Foxtel is moving quickly to try to overturn the competition watchdog's veto of its proposed content-sharing deal with rival cabler Optus.
News Corp. chairman Rupert Murdoch met Friday with EU competition commissioner Mario Monti as the mogul tries to move forward with a proposed purchase of Italian pay TV operator Telepiu.
More players are sniffing around the fallen Kirch Group and licking their chops: Billionaire producer Haim Saban and longtime Kirch rival Herbert Kloiber are the latest names interested in a piece of…
San Francisco-based Mindrocket Media has acquired the rights to develop preschool programming based on 15 best-selling books by Dr. Seuss. Titles include "Hop on Pop" and "One Fish, Two Fish, Red…
Wow bows by "Scooby-Doo" -- including an Oz preem that outsmarted the Tom Cruise headliner "Minority Report" -- and the continued hot streak of "Spider-Man" in Europe energized cinemas over the…
Fox Consumer Products president Pat Wyatt was grilled on the witness stand Friday about Disney documents found in the files of Fox video executives, including a copy of Disney's revenue-sharing…
England's 2-1 quarter final defeat against Brazil on Friday drew almost 17 million viewers, the biggest morning audience on any U.K. channel for 10 years and beating Blighty's most popular primetime…
SAG's upcoming election has started heating up, with the New York nominating committee clearing 25 candidates, including current board members Cliff Robertson, Tony Roberts and Sam Waterston, to run…
With reference to Army Archerd’s interview with Oliver Stone in Daily Variety on Thursday, Mr. Stone’s suggestion that Israel’s settlers are “vigilantes” and should just get out of the West Bank is…
Nike sportswear spot "Tag" bagged the Intl. Advertising Festival's highest Film Lion, the Grand Prix, on Saturday, the third year in a row the U.S. has won the kudos.
Reality TV production company LMNO Prods. has tapped producer Tracy Green director of development and promoted execs Gareth Provan, Ned Davis and Larry Rosenthal.