Italy's TV group Sitcom has announced the launch of four new digital channels to be distributed in Italy and continental Europe.
Telesynergy, a buying consortium that saved its mid-sized cable-operator clients hundreds of millions of dollars in programming costs in its 16 years of existence, is going out of business.
Fox has scored a major victory in the race to find the next big family comedy hit, landing ex-"Roseanne" star John Goodman for a new laffer from the Carsey-Werner Co.
For the second year in a row, the Academy Award nominations have positioned DreamWorks and Miramax to square off as primary contenders for best picture.
TV's lemming-like rush toward gameshows has hit a speedbump: CBS is pulling quizzer "Winning Lines" from its sked for the remainder of the February sweeps.
The long-anticipated takeover of seven West End theaters by Ambassadors Theater Group was announced Monday in a £18 million ($29 million) deal. The sale is expected to be completed by April.
New Yorker Films has acquired domestic distribution rights to Lodge Kerrigan's "Claire Dolan," starring Vincent D'Onofrio, Katrin Cartlidge ("Breaking the Waves") and Colm Meaney ("The Snapper").
Fox and CBS, the two networks on the outside looking in for the early part of the February sweeps, had something to smile about after surveying preliminary Nielsens for Sunday night.
Le Studio Canal Plus has picked up cult German director Tom Tykwer's latest pic, "The Princess and the Warrior," for international distribution.
Animation Netcaster Mondo Media is expected to announce today that it has secured $20 million in a second round of financing from new-media players Macromedia and Foundation Capital.
Roger Vadim, the French director who propelled Brigitte Bardot to stardom with the 1956 film "And God Created Woman," died Friday in Paris at age 72.
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