UNITED KINGDOM Telewest Communications is picking up fellow cable operator NTL’s 50% stake in the Cable London franchise for £428 million ($685 million). The deal is part of the legacy of NTL’s 1998…
Iwerks Entertainment posted a 29% boost in fourth-quarter revenues to $8.4 million, but a net loss of $2.6 million, the company said Wednesday.
Canuck film and TV company Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. reported increased revenue but plunging profits for the first quarter of its fiscal year.
Arista Records has pacted with Prince to release his latest disc, the "Rave Un2 the Joy Fantastic." The deal, a licensing pact through Prince's NPG Records imprint, comes as Warner Bros. is releasing…
Annie Morita has been promoted to senior VP, sales and marketing, for Columbia TriStar Intl. Television and will report to the division's president, Michael Grindon. Morita is based at CTIT…
The Deauville Festival of American Cinema first saw the light of Normandy in 1975. Other locations had been considered, including Biarritz, but the then-mayor of Deauville, Michel d'Ornano -- for…
Columbia Pictures has bought "Park Jester," a romantic comedy from pitchmeister Robert Kosberg ("Twelve Monkeys"). Pitch was purchased by the Sony arm for low- to mid-six-figures for Jenifer Love…
Beverly Nix has been recruited for the newly created post of senior VP of business affairs at NBC Studios.
Judge Judy may not be a household name in Germany, but with producers here convinced what works on American TV will work here, viewers will soon be watching plaintiffs and defenders pleading their…
"Titanic" has once again sailed into the Hollywood record books, this time as the bestselling DVD to date, with more than 1 million units shipped to retailers as of Tuesday.
Fledgling 'Netcaster ReelPreviews.com plans to expand its programming to a weekly slate of five five-minute programs, including celeb biographies and comic stand-up routines, beginning in September.