VH1 is growing older. The cable net will launch VH1 Classic, a digital net targeted to baby boomers, May 8.
Kao Ventures, Barnaby Thompson, Uri Fructmann of Fragile Films and Harry Handelsman of B2B have acquired London's nearly 100-year-old Ealing Studios for $10 million.
Rolling out the big hitters for the May sweeps paid off handsomely for NBC and UPN. Boosted by the first of three guest perfs by Bruce Willis on "Friends," the Peacock has taken the early May lead.
Europe International, owner of Europe's biggest sports channel, is planning to launch a digital channel modeled on the U.S.' ESPN in time for the Sydney Olympic Games in September.
New Line Cinema is in final negotiations to buy author-chef Anthony Bordair's nonfiction book "Kitchen Confidential" for Art Linson and David Fincher's Indelible Pictures to produce.
The top performer in a rocky market among the Dow Jones Industrials, Walt Disney Co. stock hit a new 52-week high Friday after Merrill Lynch analyst Jessica Reif Cohen put a long-term buy rating on…
The nation's leading actors' unions, on the eve of launching their first strike since 1988, say they have signed "interim agreements" with more than a dozen employers under which union members will…
Post house turned licensing company CineMedia has signed a long-term distribution deal with Buena Vista Intl.
Universal outdid itself over the weekend. But that's not necessarily a good thing. Studio's submarine actioner "U-571" repeated as B.O. champ, slipping a respectable 37% to pocket $12.3 million…
Loews Cineplex Entertainment has hired former Village Roadshow exec Ian Riches to help oversee its movie theater development in Europe and Asia.