Reed Elsevier has agreed to purchase Times Mirror Co.'s legal publishing holdings in a deal valued at $1.65 billion.
France's Groupe AB -- which made its fortune in the 1980s by supplying hundreds of hours of kids programs and sitcoms to leading national broadcaster TF1 -- is paying the price for its ambitious…
Exhibs overseas are paying a hefty price for a lackluster first-quarter domestic B.O. -- "Titanic" honorably excepted -- as a dismal parade of U.S. films winds its way around the world.
Viacom chairman and CEO Sumner Redstone was honored Thursday night with the Humanitarian of the Year Award by the National Conference of Christians & Jews at its 34th anniversary dinner at the…
Kate Winslet followed up her role in "Titanic" by playing a cameo role in a micro-budget Brit pic titled "Plunge," without the knowledge of her agent.
With "All the Pretty Horses" expected to go before the cameras near year's end, Columbia Pictures has struck a seven-figure purchase for the film rights to the remaining two titles in Cormac…
The Fox O&Os have snapped up rerun rights for one of the most anticipated off-network offerings of the year, Fox Broadcasting Co.'s hit animated sitcom "King of the Hill."
Seventeen film education programs will receive a total of almost $125,000 in grants this year and next from the Academy Foundation, the educational and cultural arm of the Academy of Motion Picture…
Disney's "The Lion King" and the Roundabout Theater Co.'s revival of Arthur Miller's "A View From the Bridge" led the field in the 1998 Outer Critics Circle awards. "Lion King" took home six nods…
MIDDLE EAST Showtime, the satellite TV network in the Middle East, will add Hallmark Entertainment Network to its channel bouquet starting May 1. During the last year the satcaster inked deals with…
Toyota, Toshiba and Fujitsu said Monday they plan to develop a satellite broadcasting service for moving vehicles that will allow users to receive video programming, sound and data in their cars.