The Justice Dept. has signed off on News Corp.'s $1.3 billion deal to acquire Heritage Media Corp., the companies announced Friday.
United Artists Theatre Circuit Inc. is to spend $175 million in the next three years building 450 new screens, it revealed Friday, in an effort by the exhibitor to start defending its core markets.
Jodi Clancy has been named executive director of research and strategic marketing at 20th Century Fox TV, reporting to studio president Sandy Grushow.
In a race that many observers saw as simply too close to call Sunday, Warner Bros. newcomer "Conspiracy Theory" appeared likely to just edge out Sony's three-week-old blockbuster "Air Force One" for…
Anton Pichler, 34, has been named managing director of Vienna-based DF1 Oesterreich, the Austrian division of German digital pay TV platform DF1. Pichler previously was manager of an Austrian soccer…
KCBS has opted not to renew the contract of veteran local air traffic reporter Bob Tur when it expires Sept. 30.
Munich-based ProSieben Media AG is planning to buy a stake in kidvid web Nickelodeon GmbH & Co. KG, a German newspaper reported Saturday.
Polygram's high-profile fall release "The Game," directed by David Fincher and starring Michael Douglas, will make its Euro premiere when it closes the 45th San Sebastian Film Festival (Sept. 18-27).
Sylvester (Vec) Russo has been promoted to controller for King World Prods.
Carole E. Handler is joining the 350-attorney Kaye, Scholer, Fierman, Hays & Handler firm as co-chair of its entertainment group, based in Los Angeles.
Domestic Film DAILY
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Frozen1Daily: $2.1M Cumulative: $136.3M Disney -79.13%
Out of the Furnace
Out of the Furnace3Daily: $500,820 Cumulative: $5.7M Relativity Media -58.71%