Thesp Arnold Schwarzenegger will help launch the Special Olympics' first film week during the org's festivities May 18-25 in China.
Michel Thoulouze, chief of the French cable and satellite group, Multithematiques, said the budget for new specialized television stations could reach $113 million to $140 million.
Winnipeg-based CanWest Global is expanding its international radio presence by buying 19.9% of RadioWorks New Zealand in a deal worth C$14.1 million ($9.43 million.)
The bids are in and the waiting begins to see who will secure the lucrative TV rights to English Premier League soccer. Brit broadcasters had until Wednesday evening to pitch for the rights, which…
Within five years, it's going to be much more dangerous for companies like Time Warner to risk their customers' goodwill. That's because competition will soon be so intense that subscribers will be…
News Corp.'s filmed entertainment helped boost profits in the latest quarter on lucrative international library deals for film and TV plus unexpectedly strong video sales of pics like "Fight Club"…
Digital Domain has upped senior veep C. Bradley Call to head of business development and chief administrative officer at the f/x studio, while Yvette Macaluso has been tapped veep of finance.
Mel Smith ("Bean") will direct "High Heels, Low Lives," a $10 million comedy that will be the first film to be produced by London-based Fragile Films under its overall deal with Buena Vista Intl.
Europe's largest pay TV group, Canal Plus, reported a dramatic 53% rise of $32 million in advertising and sponsoring revenue in the first quarter of 2000 for its French premium channel. The group…
Film Roman is expanding its commercial arm in new ventures that team the animation house with info site Ask Jeeves.com and Tokyo's Hakuhodo ad agency.
Fox Family Channel has announced the addition of an original movie development division to be headed by newly named VP of original movies, acquisitions, and scheduling Tom Halleen, who'll also remain…