Canal Plus has terminated its discussions with Seagram Co. over the acquisition of Polygram Filmed Entertainment's international distribution operations, French sources said Wednesday.
Just in time to offset the potential impact of today's rally by opponents of the SAG-AFTRA merger, the Screen Actors Guild on Wednesday issued a list of more than 300 actors who support integrating…
News Corp.'s Star TV is adding news to its English-language programming. Beginning Sunday, the pan-Asian satcaster will offer a half-hour report called AsiaNews Sunday on the Star World entertainment…
Livent Inc.'s suit against Garth H. Drabinksy and Myron I. Gottlieb alleges six types of fraud, beginning with kickbacks that the plaintiff contends were funneled back with the cooperation of a small…
The clear winner on the music industry's so-called "Super Tuesday" was Garth Brooks, whose "Double Live" disc topped 500,000 units in first-day sales -- the industry's best one-day tally.
Seven Arts Films has picked up Boris Krutonog and Tom Epperson's Russian mob spec "Alexander the Great" in a low six-figure deal.
With the end of daylight-saving time and the onset of a blizzard of sweeps-month promotions, a number of freshman and established syndie skeins hit rating highs for the season, according to Nielsen's…
Time Warner achieved a long-sought objective Wednesday when Standard & Poor's upgraded its credit rating to triple B, what TW calls a "solid investment grade" rating.
An umbrella trade organization representing more than 70,000 employees of Gotham's film, TV and commercial production biz was formally unveiled Wednesday, but the Mayor's Office for Film, Theatre and…
The second-highest-rated ''JAG'' ever has kept CBS hot on NBC's tail in a close November sweeps race, while the top-rated ''NYPD Blue'' since last Dec. 9 has propelled ABC to a Nov. 17 nightlong…
Acknowledging that its fall schedule has performed poorly, UPN is abandoning its strategy of targeting a broad, Middle-American audience and will focus instead on attracting younger viewers and men…