Sky PerfecTV, Japan's only direct-to-home satellite platform, will go public on the Tokyo Stock Exchange Oct. 20. IPO will help Sky PerfecTV, with more than 2.3 million subscribers, gear up for…
The Delaware Supreme Court has upheld the World Wrestling Federation's programming shift from USA Networks to Viacom.
Mandalay Entertainment is sweet on the spec "Kung Foo Theater" from scribe Tom Jankiewicz ("Grosse Pointe Blank"), slapping down high-six against seven figures for the rights.
Miramax Films will not release Merchant Ivory Prods.' "The Golden Bowl" in North America, with domestic rights on the James Ivory-helmed film returning to Merchant Ivory.
The Walt Disney Co. will bring its third movie to a digital projection theater in Japan with the launch of "Dinosaur," screening in December at a DLP Theater in the central Tokyo district of Ginza…
The European Union's antitrust watchdog came out Monday with a preliminary recommendation to block the proposed Time Warner-AOL merger, making it more likely than ever that the two behemoths will…
Exhibs griped about the paucity of product, most distribs sat on their hands and audiences around the world had little or no incentive to visit cinemas last weekend while the Olympic Games filled…
"Tuesdays With Morrie" author Mitch Albom is moving into series television, inking a deal with CBS to create an hourlong drama about the worlds of TV and print journalism.
Herbert Kloiber Jr. has been named the U.S. representative for the Tele-Munchen Group majority owned by his father. Kloiber fils replaces Rainer Siek, who has been named president of worldwide TV…
Julie Taymor is negotiating to direct Salma Hayek in the Miramax biopic "Frida Kahlo." Antonio Banderas and Ashley Judd have already agreed to appear in supporting roles, and Edward Norton in a…
USA Network has hired feature film producer exec Cari-Esta Albert as development veep of original series, a newly created position based in Los Angeles overseeing comedy and drama series development…