The European Commission is expected to announce Wednesday that it has rejected a complaint by commercial TV operators about the use of public money to finance two channels run by German pubcasters…
Citing rapid subscriber growth, satellite broadcaster DirecTV said Monday it will begin selling advertising time on its service, and has inked a multiyear agreement with Columbia TriStar TV…
Despite an original domestic release date of fourteen months ago and grosses of close to $40 million indicating the film had run its course in Italy, Roberto Benigni's "Life is Beautiful" is back in…
Emmy and Golden Globe winner Sam Neill has inked to star opposite Robin Williams for Disney's “Bicentennial Man,” which starts production in mid-March. Neill will play the patriarch of a futuristic…
BSkyB has announced it is co-producing "The Tenth Kingdom," a 10-hour fantasy drama, with Hallmark Entertainment.
In the latest example of convergence between the entertainment industry and the world of soccer, Pathe has taken a 34% stake in Olympique Lyon, one of France's leading soccer clubs.
Barry Sonnenfeld's trip West got wilder and wilder Tuesday as a Gulfstream II jet on which he was the lone passenger crash-landed at Van Nuys airport.
Universal Studios home video executive vice president William Clark and management consultant Hillary Mackendrick have both been tapped for the British Academy of Film and Television Arts' board of…
News Corp. has ordered a 3% across-the-board reduction in operating costs, which has already led to a handful of layoffs at the Fox Broadcasting Co., a spokesman confirmed Monday.
Increased releases of digital videodiscs helped Trimark Holdings turn a profit of $366,000 in the December quarter, compared with a loss of $4.1 million a year earlier.