The French group Vivendi has dismissed reports in the British press that said it may have to divest its 24.5% minority share in BSkyB pay TV.
Viewers the world over are watching more TV than ever, while broadcasters are fueling their appetite with greater numbers of programs centered on money, sex or voyeurism, according to figures…
Contract talks between union actors and advertisers reached a key stage Tuesday as negotiators focused on union proposals to change the structure of cable television residuals. The Screen Actors…
Having made no secret of its plan to quickly ramp up its presence in the U.S., the newly hitched Pearson Television - CLT/Ufa is seeking Stateside partners to help meet that goal.
Three vets of MacGillivray Freeman Films have ankled the company to form Aperture Films, which will specialize in the development and production of large-format films.
Negative notices have taken their toll on Beth Henley's new play, "Family Week," which opened Monday and will close Sunday after eight regular performances and 16 previews. The engagement at the…
Aardman Animations is primed to launch a new series, "Angry Kid," exclusively over the Internet via the AtomFilms Web site.
Spanish telco Telefonica -- a top protagonist in Europe's recent mega-merger mania following its $5.3 billion buy up on March 17 of Dutch production behemoth Endemol -- revealed still further…
A federal appeals court in New Orleans has reversed a lower court judgment against theater chain Cinemark USA over sightlines for moviegoers in wheelchairs. Original lawsuit, filed in Texas, charged…
Fledgling scribes are reminded that May 1 is the application deadline for the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences' Don and Gee Nicholl Fellowships in Screenwriting.
Publicity vet Neil Schubert has been upped to senior vice president, publicity, advertising and promotion, USA Television Group.