Creative Coalition topper William Baldwin has appealed directly to President Bush to fight legislation authored by Sen. Joseph Lieberman (D-Conn.) giving the feds power to go after Hollywood for…
German kidvidder TV-Loonland has inked a deal with the U.K.'s Pearson Television for two animation projects, "Something Else" and "Georgie Goat."
Italy's rival cash-strapped pay TV operators, Vivendi Universal's Telepiu and News Corp.'s Stream, have finally agreed to merge following months of discussions, Vivendi U's TV group Canal Plus…
Dogged by high costs for new cinemas and poor box office at home, German multiplex chain Cinemaxx has posted half-year losses of DM52.3 million ($22.5 million).
Pacific Century CyberWorks is radically cutting back on the budget and staff of Network of the World (NOW), the Hong Kong-based media group's Internet TV service.
A French minority shareholders' lobby group is contesting the price Vivendi Universal subsid StudioCanal is offering shareholders in its buyout of the French TV production company Expand.
In a victory for public broadcasters, a federal appeals court has ruled that they shouldn't have to duke it out with commercial stations in auctions for new licenses.
The Brooklyn Academy of Music has announced a number of new theater projects for its 19th annual Next Wave Festival.
Kathleen Chalfant ("Wit") has been signed by the Hartford Stage Co. Chalfant was to have opened New Haven's Long Wharf Theater's 2001-02 season playing Madame Ranevskaya in Chekhov's "The Cherry O
American Movie Classics will honor the work of John Wayne as part of the cabler's ninth annual film preservation festival July 12-15. The actor recently was voted the favorite movie star of all time…
The 8th World Animation Celebration will kick off Aug. 7 with the public premiere of Warner Bros. animated feature "Osmosis Jones," starring Bill Murray.