Executives in the pay-per-view industry are salivating at the prospect of a banner year for events in 1999, pointing to as many as three Mike Tyson fights, two Evander Holyfield fights and at least…
After years of criticizing Fox for its reliance on reality specials, NBC is close to a deal with producer Bruce Nash ("When Good Pets Go Bad") for 13 episodes of a Fox-like video reality series…
Czech entertainment conglomerate Bonton extended its share of the film and video markets through the purchase of the Czech Center for Video (CCV) and a deal with the state ministry of culture that…
ABC won a legal round Wednesday against the National Assn. of Broadcast Employees & Technicians when a Los Angeles Superior Court judge ordered the union to stop harassing the net's replacement news…
Gary Barber and Roger Birnbaum's Spyglass Entertainment has added another key European strategic alliance with Scandinavia's leading distributor, exhibitor and producer, Bonnier Group's Svensk…
Alice McDermott, author of small-scale psychological novel "Charming Billy," won the National Book Award for fiction in an upset win over heavily favored nominee Tom Wolfe and his "A Man in Full."
Management changes continue to roil Hong Kong terrestrial channel Asia Television (ATV) with the announcement that one of the new owners has taken over the job of chief executive.
To overcome the ban on it having an Australian terrestrial presence, Rupert Murdoch's News Corp. has tapped Jim Blomfield to helm a new unit called News Broadcasting Australia.
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…