Silvio Berlusconi's TV group Mediaset and Milan-based publishing house Class Editori will launch a thematic digital TV channel dedicated to financial and economic news.
The Disney Channel moved another step toward shifting completely from a pay- to a basic-cable network by signing a seven-year deal with the National Cable TV Cooperative, a consortium of cable…
Village Roadshow has picked up Hank Nelken and Greg DePaul's pitch "Saving Silverman" for $175,000 against $325,000.
In the boldest move yet by an indie outfit based in south Florida, Royal Pictures has unveiled a slate of four pictures backed by financing of $24 million.
Canadian Satellite Communications has acquired Star Choice through a reorganization and share exchange agreement worth in excess of C$100 million ($65 million).
With an eye toward the new millennium, Brian Sullivan, CEO of Rolling Oaks Enterprises, and producers Dan Glasser and James Frey have formed Next Generation, an indie production company that will use…
Luli Saralegui, the long-serving exec VP of private satellite operator PanAmSat, is to ankle at the end of the year.
Canuck kids producer and distrib Nelvana Ltd. has acquired all global development, production, distribution, and merchandise licensing rights to the property "Puff the Magic Dragon" from Peter Yarrow…
MTV has signed a development deal with Adam Tyler, a young producer who created "The Cut," currently on the music cabler.
After more than a year suspended from professional boxing, former heavyweight champ Mike Tyson will make his return to the ring in a pay-per-view bout on Jan. 16 against Francois Botha.
A monthly short-film fest dedicated to introducing the work of independent directors to the Los Angeles community kicks off Sunday. Known as Hollywood Shorts, the event's organizers plan to accept…