Standing in front of a bank of TV sets displaying local channels from around the country, EchoStar chairman Charlie Ergen insisted Wednesday that he was breaking no laws with his new DBS offering -…
"Mighty Morphin Power Rangers" producer Saban Entertainment came out swinging Thursday after the Screen Actors Guild -- citing Saban's "economic exploitation of children" and "failure to meet…
Attendance at Japanese moviehouses in 1997 posted a 17.7% gain over marks set in the previous year as the homegrown favorite pic "Princess Mononoke" posted record box office figures and a strong…
Following an accord with Miami Beach officials about the inclusion of Cuban artists, Midem's second annual Latino music mart will return to South Florida this year.
Actors Lukas Haas and Peter Sarsgaard have signed with ICM. Haas, whose credits include “Johns,” “Boys,” “Everyone Says I Love You” and “Mars Attacks!,” will be repped by Aleen Keshishian and Jo Anne…
GERMANY A Cologne-based company plans to offer a TV ratings and consumer research system that will compete with the system of established Nuremberg-based marketing research company GfK. The Quote…
EXCLUSIVEIt's not often that Rupert Murdoch makes a strategic miscalculation, but as corporate fumbles go, News Corp.'s grounded U.S. satellite business has proved a beaut.
Warner Bros. TV has inked an exclusive production and development deal with writer-producer Charlie Craig, who currently serves as executive producer of ABC drama "Prey."
Sony Corp.'s entertainment business suffered a 17% drop in operating profit to $226.4 million for the third quarter ended Dec. 31, as a result of both a slump at Sony Music and an accounting change…
France's pay TV giant Canal Plus has added Internet online services to the growing list of business interests in which it holds an equity stake.
Robert Z. Shapiro has been named senior executive consultant for this year's Academy Awards ceremony, marking his seventh time serving in that role.