Pearson Television is expected to sign off on a £60 million ($90 million) to $105 million takeover of indie TV company Talkback this week. In Talkback -- which has been behind comedy fare such as the…
Federal regulators examining the proposed $124 billion merger of America Online and Time Warner have requested more information on several key issues to determine the effect of the combination on…
Director Roland Joffe and French producer Alain Goldman are teaming up again, Goldman said Tuesday, to make the $15 million pic "Animal."
According to the Pew Research Center, almost half of Americans under 30 get their political news from latenight TV. The center also reported that 37% learned about the candidates from "Saturday Night…
Columbia Pictures' "The Patriot" will get a primetime hour on the History Channel June 29 featuring interviews with stars Mel Gibson, Heath Lodger and Jason Isaacs, and director Roland Emmerich.
Univision Communications has tapped Tim Carry senior VP of affiliate relations, the network announced Monday.
Adding a further chill to the current frosty climate for homegrown productions, figures just released for Italy's 1999-2000 box office season show the market share for local features dropping by…
Cable networks are raking in so much advertising revenue this year -- a projected $10.2 billion -- that even industry cheerleaders can't believe their eyes. "It all started with the upfront selling…
French giant Vivendi and its subsidiary Canal Plus put down a $30 billion bid for Seagram on Tuesday and an announcement of the deal could come as early as next week.
The 2001 holidays will be a heady time for Toy Biz, the toy division of Marvel Enterprises. The subsidiary, which already holds licensing rights to the fall 2001 Sony release "Spider-Man," has just…
Call it VP/G.M: The Next Generation. Fox has appointed Deborah Carpenter to vice president/general manager at Washington outlet WTTG. "Deborah possesses strong skills in television management and has…
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