Cabler Outdoor Life Network has cut a four-year, $3 million deal for the exclusive TV rights to the Tour de France, cycling's most prestigious event.
Miramax's genre arm, Dimension Films, has signed comic book scribe Scott Lobdell ("The X-Men," "Spider-Man") to a two-year, five-picture deal.
Paul Reiser's Nuance Prods. has inked a new development and production pact with Columbia TriStar TV, home for the past seven years to his show "Mad About You."
As predicted by Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. execs earlier this month, the Canadian film and TV company reported a major loss for the past year.
Australia's Television & Media Services, which includes the country's biggest cinema advertising contractor and a major production facility, disclosed a series of deals Thursday with units of Kerry…
For the first edition in his four-year term as director of the Venice Intl. Film Festival, neophyte event chief Alberto Barbera has assembled a program that's light on major studio features and…
Gallic major Gaumont has announced revenues of $123 million for the first half of 1999, a 24% drop compared with the same period in 1998, as profits declined 51% to $3.9 million.
Riding high on its 8% market share thanks to topselling discs by the Backstreet Boys and Britney Spears, Zomba Music is also relishing the potency of active film and TV music arms to go along with…
NBC's West Coast topper Scott Sassa addressed the controversy over diversity on a personal level Thursday, forcefully telling of his anger at the way TV portrayed Asians when he was a child.
The contrasting fortunes of Mexico's top media players were clearly reflecting in their second-quarter results, as Televisa reported a record cash flow margin of 23.8% while TV Azteca saw most…