Early this week, Time Warner topper Gerald Levin blasted Walt Disney for excessive negativity regarding his company's planned merger with AOL. Thursday, the Mouse bit back. Chief lobbyist Preston…
Endemol Entertainment topper John de Mol plans to remain chairman of the board and CEO of the Dutch-based Euro production and distribution outfit he helped found while taking up his new position as…
Following Fox's lead, NBC will fight against the 35% national TV station ownership cap, announcing Thursday it plans to challenge the rule in court.
Jake Busey has been tapped to star in "Fast Sofa," an independently financed road-trip comedy directed by Salome Breziner ("Tollbooth").
America Online reported record earnings on Thursday, showing $334 million in net income for the fourth quarter and finishing up the company's fiscal year 2000 with $1 billion in total net income. For…
CBS' summer smash "Survivor" apparently has benefited from the hubbub caused by a widely reported leak on its Web site, as Wednesday's episode surged to the show's best ratings yet. Its demo scores…
The U.K.'s commercial TV regulator is escalating its battle over news with the ITV network by directing the web to shift its nightly bulletin to an earlier time. Although the Independent Television…
Vivendi chief Jean-Marie Messier's plans to build a global media empire were under the spotlight again Thursday as the group's environment operations limped onto the Paris stock market after two…
John Malone's curious appetite for post-production businesses was fed again Thursday with the acquisition of the audio post assets of Hollywood-based Soundelux.
Robert Redford's Sundance Channel said Thursday that it has inked a deal with Comcast, the nation's third largest cable operator, to launch the indie film channel in 3.5 million new homes.