Shares in Charter Communications slipped 3% Thursday after the Paul Allen-controlled cable systems group posted a third-quarter loss of $210 million, a bit larger than expected.
Fox Family Channel scored big in the Nielsen ratings with "Scariest Places on Earth," a five-night primetime reality spec last week. But the network managed only a disappointing 0.8 rating in cable…
PDI/DreamWorks, the studio's animation and visual effects shop in Palo Alto, Calif., on Thursday appointed a pair of execs to top its commercials division.
Producer Bob Teitel and director George Tillman's State Street Pictures has re-upped its first-look deal with Fox 2000 for two more years. The Teitel-Tillman production of Fox's "Soul Food," made for…
Seth Winston wrote and directed “Sessions Man,” which won a short subject Oscar. Information was incorrect in Thursday’s paper. * * * “Dragonfly” is a Universal Pictures project. Information was…
"Shriek If You Know What I Did Last Friday the 13th" turned out to be a runaway success for the newly wed Lions Gate/Trimark entity at this year's Mifed film mart, which came to a close Thursday.
In a move that's already meeting resistance from major studios, ABC is asking program suppliers to agree to several radical changes to standard pilot license agreements -- including the right to four…
Production of commercials in Los Angeles dwindled to a record low in October in the final month of the sixth-month strike by union actors against the ad industry.
Ending a week of speculation, Viacom announced this morning that it would buy BET in a $3 billion stock and debt deal. The company's founder Robert L. Johnson, who launched the Black Entertainment…
If money talks, then Saudi Arabian billionaire Prince Al Waleed bin Talal said a lot Thursday as he predicted who would survive the ongoing dot-com shakeout.