American cabler NTL has made a $5 billion bid for Belgian cable operator Telenet, according to local press reports.
A Canadian Web site that allows viewers to watch several U.S. TV stations over the Internet was slapped Thursday with two lawsuits by angry American movie studios, broadcast networks and sports…
News Digital Media, the interactive arm of parent News Corp., said Wednesday it has acquired privately held Stats Inc., a major supplier of sports scores, statistics and other analysis.
Jimmy and Doug's Farmclub.com, the online record label created by Interscope/Geffen/A&M co-chair Jimmy Iovine and Universal Music Group chair-CEO Doug Morris, has spawned a weekly TV show…
If FCC chairman Bill Kennard has his way, mini-radio stations will blossom all over the country during the next year, giving churches, schools and community groups a powerful new voice in their…
There's a tension behind the rosy appearance of Oscar contenders in this year's best song category, which suggest an unusually strong range of styles and approaches.
The Golden Globes have shored up the presenter roster for Sunday's telecast, adding Minnie Driver, Jennifer Love Hewitt, Lucy Liu, Tobey Maguire and Claudia Schiffer.
Freak weather in France hit holiday business at Disneyland Paris, although revenues for the quarter ended Dec. 31 were up 8% on the same period in 1998, Euro Disney reported Thursday.
The only two movies Thomas Newman scored last year turned out to be among the year's most talked-about: "American Beauty" and "The Green Mile." They were also two singular experiences in Newman's…
"Dogma" writer-helmer Kevin Smith and "Dilbert" scribbler Scott Adams have been tapped judges of Playboy Magazine's first animation contest.
Veteran sitcom scribe-producer Don Reo has inked a low seven-figure deal to pen two scripts for Touchstone Television -- including the upcoming Damon Wayans sitcom now in development at ABC.