After weeks of negotiations, a preliminary agreement has been signed for CLT/Ufa, an affiliate of media heavyweight Bertelsmann, to sell a part of its stake in pay TV web Premiere to the Kirch Group…
Andie MacDowell will be a presenter at the Academy Awards. This will be her fourth Oscar telecast appearance. MacDowell is currently starring in “Just the Ticket” with Andy Garcia. The Academy Awards…
Both Republicans and Democrats on a House subcommittee criticized the FCC on Wednesday as a regulatory body that has fallen far behind the pace of change in the telecommunications industry and urged…
Richard Schilling has been tapped as producer for "Passions," the new NBC sudser launching July 5.
In an unprecedented show of solidarity, Jackie Chan led an estimated 1,500 protesters Wednesday in a march through the central business district to protest the escalating trade in pirated goods.
NBC pulled the plug on the Paramount comedy "Lateline" Wednesday, while CBS gave the boot to the MGM/Trilogy oater "Magnificent Seven" and ABC ended the midseason drama "Strange World" two weeks…
Fox Television CEO Chase Carey called on lawmakers and regulators to abandon the current broadcast regulatory regime, especially its limit on the number of stations a single company may own.
Don Buckley, who helped launch Warner Bros. Online in 1996, has been tapped to head the studio's newly created new media department within its theatrical advertising and publicity division as senior…
Satcaster BSkyB's $1 billion takeover of the Manchester United soccer club reportedly has not been cleared by the U.K.'s Monopolies and Mergers Commission -- the exact opposite of what emerged in the…
The Canadian Media Guild, which represents more than 3,000 unionized editorial staff at the CBC, has set a strike deadline of noon Friday.