The buyout by Bertelsmann that kept the company afloat wasn't enough to keep CDNow shareholders happy.
In a groundbreaking agreement, the international TV arm of Warner Bros. has signed a three-year, free TV output deal with Japan's top program producer and distributor, Tohokushinsha. Pricetag on the…
Imax has hired management-consulting firm Highgate Partners to extend its brand to new product categories such as consumer electronics and photography even as a sale of the giant-screen pioneer heats…
For the first time characters from kids shows will be featured on commemorative stamps in Japan.
As part of a revamp of its "20/20" franchise, ABC News has appointed veteran execs David Tabacoff and Bob Lange to oversee the Monday and Thursday editions of the newsmag, respectively.
Cameron Diaz is negotiating to join Tom Cruise and Penelope Cruz in "Vanilla Sky," the Paramount film written by Cameron Crowe to be directed by him this fall. Though the plot is a closely guarded…
Ever wonder who decides which festivals get an "A" ranking? So do the staffers at the Paris-based Intl. Federation of Film Producers Associations, the only global organization that officially rates…
Sony will issue bonds starting this week to offset the costs of launching its vidgame console, the PlayStation 2.
Debates be damned. Deciding it can wait no more as the Presidential Debate Commission hammers out its timetable for a series of face-offs between Al Gore and George W. Bush, CBS announced its fall…
CineMedia subsidiary TaunusFilm Produktion is opening an L.A. office with a view to intensifying relationships with Hollywood.
Matsushita will launch a $30 million MSO on Oct. l to manage six cable systems it owns in the Osaka area.