A record number of entries will be shown at the children's film festival in the Thuringian city of Gera this week, culminating on Friday with a jury of children awarding the Golden Sparrow to the…
Film and TV conglom Sogecable has reported a consolidated loss of $24.2 million for 1998 but is predicting a medium-term return to profitability by the end of the year 2000.
In the aftermath of one of the fiercest -- and most closely watched -- Oscar campaigns in recent memory, industryites are left wondering just how much of a role marketing plays in the Academy's…
Sunday's Academy Awards telecast has settled for OK Nielsens, nowhere near last year's ''Titanic''-boosted figures, but still the kudocast's second-best among adults 18-49 in the last four years.
A Televisa founding family is going to sell its $264 million stake in the holding company that controls the media giant so that one of its members can run for president.
Voracious cabler the Cisneros TV Group has acquired another Latino web, Miami-based videonet HTV.
Comcast Corp. stunned the cable industry Monday when it agreed to pay the eye-popping price of $60 billion for MediaOne Group, making Comcast the second- biggest company in the industry just behind…
A potential TV courtroom standoff has been averted now that Judy Sheindlin, aka Judge Judy, apparently has come to terms on a contract renegotiation with Big Ticket Television, the producer of her…
Kevin Mayer has been tapped senior veep of Buena Vista Internet Group, a division of the Walt Disney Co.
Triggering a major rejigging of its TV distribution business, Australia's Southern Star is absorbing the sales operations of U.K. distrib Primetime, which it acquired six months ago for a reported…
Indian state-run broadcaster Doordashan, which still retains the largest audience in the country despite a proliferation of cable and satellite channels, has seen a sharp fall of almost $25 million…