Walt Disney's ESPN and ABC Sports have merged their advertising sales staffs and hired the publisher of Advertising Age, Edward Erhardt, to run the joint operation.
American Tower Corp. said Monday that it has agreed to loan up to $120 million to Mexico's TV Azteca in exchange for use of about 200 broadcast towers which American Tower will use to gain a foothold…
In its second big satellite rights deal in just six months, HBO Latin America Group has signed an exclusive satellite carriage deal for Brazil with satcaster Galaxy Latin America (GLA).
Fresh off the Venice and Toronto success of their film "Boys Don't Cry," producers John Hart and Jeff Sharp of the Gotham-based indie production shingle Hart Sharp Entertainment, are kicking it up a…
Hallmark Entertainment has inked a deal with Kensington Publishing to publish books complementing its six 1999-2000 Hallmark miniseries. The books will be distributed domestically and internationally…
After weeks of delays, the Alphabet web Monday finalized the details of a new exec structure for its recently hitched ABC Entertainment and Touchstone Television units.
Italy's government has endorsed antitrust legislation that would limit U.S. majors' expansion into exhibition as well as place restrictions on film distribution policies by U.S. companies in Italy.
Sony Pictures Entertainment senior VP Mark Woodman is ankling his post as global strategic marketing topper.
Pixar Animation Studios has tapped Ann Mather chief financial officer and exec VP of the animation house behind the computer-animated pics "Toy Story" and "A Bug's Life."
George Lucas, Steven Spielberg, David Geffen and John Wells have donated a combined $3.5 million to fund computer graphics classrooms and digital soundstages for film students at the Robert Zemeckis…
Pumping up the volume of the fall season overseas, the "Star Wars" prequel had record-busting preems in Eastern Europe and a potent but not earth-shattering launch in Italy over the weekend, while…