DirecTV Japan decided at an extraordinary board meeting on Tuesday to issue at least 30 billion yen ($258.6 million) in convertible bonds to strengthen its capital base.
MTV Italia, the successful Italian version of the Viacom music channel, has launched a national campaign against an impending Communications Ministry ruling that likely would force the network to…
Scripters Steve Oedekerk ("Patch Adams"), Mike Scully ("The Simpsons") and Barry Kemp ("Newhart") will join some 120 other panelists and seminar leaders at the Maui Writers Conference over Labor Day…
The lineup for the 24th Toronto Intl. Film Festival continues to fall into place, with the addition Tuesday of three world premiere galas, the masters program lineup and two special presentations.
Kushner-Locke Co. Tuesday said it swung to a hefty net profit of nearly $20 million in the latest quarter from a loss of $2 million the year before, due mainly to the spinoff of its 55%-owned…
The British Board of Film Classification has lost a landmark legal case which will force a loosening of its ban on hard-core sex videos.
Struggling Planet Hollywood Intl. on Tuesday announced plans to file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy during a restructuring it hopes will revitalize its business.
Thomas Schatz has been tapped the first professor at the new Los Angeles Film School.
The Recording Industry Assn. of America posted declines in seizures of pirated and counterfeit music product during the first half of 1999, as its emphasis changed from swap meets to Web sites.
ABC said Tuesday its radio unit plans to buy Philadelphia station WWJZ-AM from Mt. Holly Radio.