In a landmark deal, China has granted carriage rights to a new cable channel for the first time.
Florida Gov. Jeb Bush Tuesday announced a new program, Production Partners, aimed at keeping advertising production in-state. Production Partners is a collaborative effort between the state Office of…
Filme & Music Entertainment (FAME) has revised its figures for 2001, due to the delayed start of two film co-productions.
Commercial stations are scaling back in hard times, but German regional pubcaster WDR has increased its programming budget for next year by 2% to $302.5 million, with about $231 million slated for TV…
Road grosses slipped by 4.3% to $11,352,533 during Week 28 (Dec. 3-9).
After weeks of talks and a hornet's nest of rivaling bids, Comcast Corp. has finally won the hand of AT&T Broadband in a deal valued at $72 billion, creating the country's largest cable TV carrier…
Film rights dealer Kinowelt Medien has filed for insolvency proceedings with the Munich court after talks with ABN Amro Bank failed.
Americans aren't feeling a lot of holiday cheer when it comes to the EchoStar-DirecTV merger, at least according to a poll released Wednesday by one of the deal's more vocal opponents, the National…
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In what is believed to be a first for the video industry, Universal Studios Home Video's new releases this quarter have already generated more than $1 billion in consumer spending.
Writer-director Christopher Nolan's noir thriller "Memento," about a man with memory problems avenging his wife's murder, nabbed film and screenplay awards from the Toronto Film Critics Assoc. today…