British TV programs are too dark, slow and insular to challenge U.S. programs for mass audiences outside the U.K., according to a report published by the British government.
Japanese trading company Sumitomo Corp. said this week that it has set up a venture to bring cable TV-based Internet firm @Home Corp. of California to Japan consumers.
WPXN New York, Paxson Communications' flagship TV station for its Pax TV family-oriented network, will preempt the primetime lineup of the service at least five times in April and May for games of…
Universal Pictures and Sony Pictures Entertainment will jump into bed together on the Julia Roberts starrer "Erin Brockovich," splitting costs and profits.
Aerosmith, Korn, Jewel, Alanis Morissette and the Dave Matthews Band are among the performers lined up to play Woodstock '99, the 30th anniversary celebration of the famed concert.
The William Morris Agency has promoted agents Todd Harris and Lee Stollman to head of the percentery's directors' division and head of the West Coast motion picture talent department, respectively.
JAPAN Discovery reaches 1 mil subscribers Discovery Channel in Japan said Thursday that it passed the 1 million subscriber mark in the country only 21 months after the channel was launched. Discovery…
After crossing swords a few years ago over Paramount, Sumner Redstone and Barry Diller may be dueling with lasers in a battle on a much smaller scale.
Canadian singer Celine Dion has postponed all of her concerts for the next month in order to be with her husband and manager Rene Angelil, who is recovering from skin-cancer surgery.
In an attempt to capitalize on Disney's worldwide brand recognition and to strengthen its position in children's publishing, the Mouse House is reorganizing its publishing biz, changing the name of…