In its latest acquisition, Spain's Telefonica Media looks set to take a 25% stake in Barcelona-based Media Park, Spain's largest thematic channel packager.
In Latin America's largest Internet deal to date, Telecom Italia paid $810 million for a 30% stake in Globo.com, the ISP and portal launched in March by Brazilian media giant Organizações Globo.
Unapix Entertainment has tapped Jay M. Green as VP, director of corporate relations. Green, in his new post, will oversee Unapix's investor relations, corporate public relations and corporate…
The pay-per-view movie industry may be only half as big as originally thought, according to new revised industry estimates by Adams Media Research.
Warner Bros. and Silver Pictures have acquired screen rights to turn the cult comic "Adrenalin" into an action film that will star Christina Ricci. Joel Silver will produce, as will Ricci and…
Metro, the 24-hour network reaching about 3.8-million cable subscribers in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut, is beefing up its local-sports programming, launching a weekly hourlong series called…
Warner Bros. Intl. Television's Web site (www.wbitv.com) saw more than a 50% year-to-year increase in page visits for the three weeks it hosted its VIP Cyber Screenings, tied to the annual L.A…
The spec market may have some life in it yet: Moments before the close of business Friday, Universal Pictures preemptively snatched up Steve Koren and Mark O'Keefe's spec "Bruce Almighty" for over $1…
Michael Blakemore entered the press room with a glass of champagne, having just made Tony history as the first director to win Tonys for both a play and a musical in the same year -- for "Copenhagen"…
Winners in large type. PLAY “Copenhagen,” author Michael Frayn and producers Michael Codron, Lee Dean, Royal National Theater, James M. Nederlander, Roger Berlind, Scott Rudin, Elizabeth I. McCann…